Ridiculously adorable hand-embroidered dress from Uzbekistan. The cut is perfect and the embroidery is fabulous. A nice fine cotton base (the quality of which is rare now) and plush vibrant suzani embroidery. A lovely quality of cotton embroidery thread that has the slightest sheen too it, almost looks like silk.
31" long and 19" wide across the chest under the armpits.
This is a perfectly wonderful handmade textile from Madagascar. Soft hand-spun, hand-dyed and handwoven raw silk textiles produced from silkworm pods raised on a small scale by the artisans. Spectacular colors and wonderful drape. These make great wraps. They work well as big scarf or hood I have several of these and each is slightly different so check out this section of my shop for more, to compare.
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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