- a richly embroidered cotton blouse worn by women in Mexico and Central America, often very wide and low-cut.
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In country places women wear the petticoat alone, using the overskirt or huipil only on special occasions.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1
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An offering of flour of the chian seed was made, and the god-father was presented with a red robe, the god-mother with a huipil.
The huipil and cueitl were the chief articles, and were universally used.