Trique village of Chicahuaxtla, the trique are very traditional peoples and have preserved their textiles.
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Huipil in my collection, collected July 1972 in Oaxaca City. All cotton with wonderful designs.
Weave detail, notice gauze weave. The width of the white row has to do with the age and marital status of the user. The thinner the row the younger the woman.
Front panel , woven cotton, typical Trique design.
Back strap loom and comb.
Weaving the center panel on a back strap loom.