This is a spectacular, authentic Huipil from Nebaj, Quiche Guatemala.
This pre-loved top was hand-woven on a back-strap loom with "Aleman" cotton in a Black color base. This type of top is one of our most popular garments because of how soft and cool the hand-woven fabric feels.
This stunning garment showcases iconography which is an example of wildlife and geometric figures of the Mayan village of Nebaj. Great piece to add to your ethical wardrobe!
*Please review measurements below to ensure proper fit. All sales are final.*
Measurements on flat surface:
Sizes are a "fits like" guide and not a standard measurement.
This Huipil will fit a Small petite frame
Bust (armpit to armpit): 19.5" inches wide
Length: 19” - 21" inches long
This Huipil is closed at the sides
Condition: Generally good vintage condition with a some loose threads and wear. The bottom part has some loose threads but does not affect the structure of the blouse.
This vintage Huipil was personally purchased by Angelica, founder of Tesoros Maya fromJuana. This Huipil was ethically sourced and the artisan was paid fair price.
This Huipil was made by female artisans in Guatemala; hand-woven and hand-embroidered. This top is 100% cotton and showcases Maya iconography, an example of wildlife and geometric figures that have significance cultural relevance to the Maya community.
Not suitable for machine dryers, dry on a flat surface
To ensure this blouse has a long life, we recommend washing it by hand or on a delicate spin cycle only