Flor de Maíz Huipil
Stunning Everlasting Design, Mexican Hand Embroidered Huipil Handmade in the Istmo de Tehuantepec region in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Traditionally, huipiles are loose-fitting tunics with a hole in the head, that are joined at the sides. They are the most used garment in indigenous communities across Mexico and Central America and are used for various occasions, from casual wear to the most elegant ones.
Artisans in San Juan Guichicovi, located at the Istmo de Tehuantepec region of Oaxaca are renowned for the square embroidery found in these huipiles that is achieved by a technique called "bordado de cadenilla", or chain stitch. With an intricate and contrasting geometric design, these huipiles are a Mexican staple.
- Made with high-quality raw linen and linen threads.
- Embroidered design on front and back.
- Intended to fit loosely.
- Sizes tend to run small, we recommend sizing up.
- -There might be a slight 1" variation between our suggested sizing.
- CARE: To maintain the quality of the intricate work, we recommend hand washing and air drying, or washing and drying on delicate settings. Iron only if extremely necessary on low (can be laid flat while damp to prevent wrinkles).
- At Lolo - Mercadito we are committed to acknowledging the nature of each product. With each purchase, you are getting a unique and authentic piece that was handmade with love by artisans from Mexico. These huipiles are artisanal products. For this reason, there might be some flaws and variations in sizing, stitching, and design.