Country: Guatemala   /   Village: Nahuala
Ethnic Group: Maya   /   Feature: Markets


In Nahuala most women still weave traditional cloth and wear huipiles with elaborate geometrical patterns. The children however, often wear cheaper huipiles. This girl wears the traditional black skirt of Nahuala, but her huipil is of machine loomed cloth decorated with quickly embroidered birds and flowers.

ID # guatenahuala4
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