Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Santiago Chimaltenango
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets


The women from Santiago Chimaltenango are easily identifiable by their exquisite huipiles and unique hairstyle. All the geometric designs on the shoulders and the front are woven. The raised coiffure is created by pulling the hair from the back of the head and piling it on top in front in a bun and securing it with a long crimson sash.

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