A truly gorgeous blouse made from the skirt of a traditional Tehuana ceremonial outfit. Wonderful fine hand embroidery. The neck and sleeves are trimmed with silk and the bottom is trimmed with hand crocheted cotton lace.
19 inches long and 28 inches wide across the chest under the arms.
Textiles of this quality from the Istmo of Oaxaca are not produced and longer. They are in great demand and are becoming increasing rare and hard to find.
This is huipil made from an older pre 1980s Chichicastenango huipil and natural silk velvet. Absolutely phenomenal color way! The huipil is a now rare wool embroidered piece. These are no longer produced in this region.
W 27.5 x L 37 inches
The cost of the dress is just enough to cover the materials, the labor that went into it and the fees to sell it.
This poncho come from the Highlands of Chiapas, a village called San Andres Larrainzar. Not a traditional garment but a completely fabulous modern design using the traditional San Andres Larrainzar style of weaving. Wonderful color way.