3D Model: Huipil (Velvet Embroidered Shirt)

This heavily embroidered shirt is known as a huipil bordado in Spanish and is from the Zapotec community of Juchitán, Oaxaca, Mexico. The Zapotec are Indigeous people who have lived in the area now known as Oaxaca for more than 2500 years. Huipil bordado are formal and worn for important occasions like attending Mass or fiestas on Catholic Feast Days. Bordado means embroidered, and this style of embroidery is associated with the Zapotec people.