This vintage turquoise blouse includes a waistband made on loom.
👚 This unique huipil is made by Mexican artisans who live in remote communities in the highlands from the state of Chiapas, Mexico, and base their economy in the production of this similar and other crafts.
📏 SIZE. Comparable to a US size Small and Medium .
🌿CARING GUIDANCE This piece is carefully handcrafted and needs to be treated the same way, by hand and with care. Please hand wash, or delicate cycle on washer machine, with like colors. Can be tumble dried. Iron normally.
To knit and to embroider is to have the ability to observe. The artisans use different techniques such as cross stitch or weaving to capture their culture’s worldview. Their worldview is an element that ceases to be abstract once it gets captured on a figure or pattern. The artistic expressions of each community allow us to understand the social structure behind it and to acknowledge that behind the artisans’ work is the creative capacity of an entire community.