Each of these Rabari shawls has been made with such love and attention. These are from a tribe in Gujarat, India where the most exuberant and beautiful embroidery comes from.
The shawls are 100% wool apart from the decoration. Some of the older decoration is wool. These are often adorned in layers generation to generation, I imagine. They are toasty warm and truly fetching.
The wool is dyed once and then tie dyed again to make the all over design.
This item is probably 30 or 40 years old, at least. It is in excellent condition.
These are great shawls for cool weather or striking as a wall hanging or throw.
measures 36 "X 85"
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Satin handcrafted "un" traditional blouse from the Tzotzil Mayan village of San Juan Chamula. I'm told these take a month to make. They require a great deal of skill because of the fineness of the detail. This comes from my own personal collection. I love the soft metallic look of the material and the palette of the embroidery.
I love the cut and the overall look. Very stylish
Chest width 22 x length 26 inches. A size medium. These are intended to fit snug around the shoulders.
Excellent condition. These are very hard to come by!
Wonderful embroidered eyelete dress from Oaxaca. The motif are jaguars and an agave plant, The cut is wonderful. 22" width across the chest x 42" length. The model is 5' 7" and not wearing shoes. Fits up to size M
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This is a wonderful ceremonial Churrancho huipil. This one was hand woven on a backstrap loom in two well matched cotton base panels that are joined by hand embroidered decorative seams. The surface decoration is supplementary brocade featuring various zoomorphic motifs. Circa 1980.
This is a ceremonial huipil with a wonderful feel and drape.
This huipil is in excellent condition apart from the a couple of light yellow spots. I have not tried to remove these.
38 in wide x 29 in length
These are great year round. In the winter I wear them over a light sweater and they are cozy.
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