Handwoven Long Dress
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The huipil [ˈwipil] is a traditional top or dress that has been worn by ethnic Zapotec and Mayan women of Mexico for centuries. To this day, it remains the most common female indigenous garment in use. Simple by design, it’s form is rectangular and sleeveless. This huipil is handwoven and constructed by the use of a backstrap loom and takes about a month to complete. The Detail on each shoulder is unique to each and the diamond pattern on the top repeats down the front and back of each dress every 6 inches.
Size Small: Approx. 23'' W x 45'' L
Construction: 100% cotton thread embroidered on 100% cotton fabric
Care: Dry clean only. Hand or machine washing may cause colors to bleed.