This skirt is the work of a real master of her craft. A very beautiful and special textile. The wide waist is densely and finely embroidered with mirror work. The skirt also has extensive fine embroidery and applique and some mirrorwork.
It is fully lined with a gorgeous magenta cotton material and the skirt itself made from sturdy heavyweight cotton and silk. This piece is in particularly good condition. Zips up the back.
The waist measurement of this one is 31 inches and it is about 33 inches long with a great flare.
This skirt can be worn one of two ways. For smaller hipped people it can be worn low on the waist as an above the knee skirt. For the less small waisted it can be worn as a high waisted skirt. Either way it is fab.
These come from the Banjara tribe of Northern India.
Wonderful shawl from Chamula, Chiapas. This garment is handwoven from the little sheep that are raised in small flocks there, spun on small top style spindles and then hand embroidered. In addition to looking great it is warm and super practical. We love a poncho.
The wool that goes to make this shawls is raised locally and spun on small top style spindles. This was purchased from the woman that made it.
This is a gorgeous handwoven huipil from the Costa Chica of Oaxaca. The huipil is woven of soft hand spun cotton. The beautiful blue color is made from a a natural indigo dye. Huipiles from this region are difficult to come by and this is a fabulous example.
This was purchased from the artisan at asking price.
This one has these measurements: Chest 27.5" Length 27.5"
For more great huipils and tops from around the world check out the tops section of our shop!