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Chajul Huipil
Chajul Huipil
Chajul Huipil

Chajul Huipil

$112.00

This huipil top is handmade with cotton in the Chajul region of Guatemala. It was made in the traditional method of backstrap loom-weaving with the reoccurring 'rhombus' pattern that symbolized the mayan rugs on which the women sit while they weave. The process is labour intensive, taking approximately 2 months to manufacture. The design features birds and diamonds; the embroidered colorful birds represent Mayans deep connection with nature and the beautiful wildlife that lives in the mountains surrounding their villages.

Circumference of arm measurement: 34cm
Circumference of neck measurement: 60cm

Size: S/M

What do you need to know?
Material: 100% Rio Blanco Cotton & Hilo Alemania
Care: Hand-wash in cold water, treat stains with mild detergent, lay flat to air dry
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