This huipil top is handmade with cotton in Sololá region of Guatemala.
It was made in the traditional method of backstrap loom. The process is labour intensive, taking approximately 2 months to manufacture. This piece has thin woven detailing in white and black, complementing the vibrant red coloring.
It has the flower embroideries at the neckline and symbolizes the beauty of the women and the richness of spring.
Red is a traditional color that can represent several different elements. Red can be used to mean the cardinal direction for east, one of the four colors of corn, sunrise, the blood of the body, and energy.
Size: One size fits most. 30" W x 22" H / 76cm W x 56cm H
Material: 100% Rio Blanco Cotton & Hilo Alemania
Care: Hand-wash in cold water, treat stains with mild detergent, lay flat to air dry
Impact: By purchasing TRAMA products, you are providing a fair wage to the women and helping to preserve cultural traditions of the indigenous people of the highlands of Guatemala.