Hilo de Nube

Magueyito Negro Huipil

Sale price Price $215.00 Regular price

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 the Istmo de Tehuantepec region of Oaxaca are renowned for the square embroidery found in these hupiles 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 Linen.
  • Hand Embroidered.
  • Embroidered design on front and back.
  • Intended to fit loosely.
  • Sizes tend to run small, we recommend sizing up.
  • Sleeveless.
  • Sizing:
    SIZE
    CHEST CIRCUMFERENCE
    LENGTH
    Large 44" 23"
    X-Large 48" 26"
    XX-Large 52" 27"
    XXX-Large 58" 27"

    -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). 

 

 

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JYamser
Gorgeous!

This blouse will top my black brocade pants as my "evening outfit". We no longer attend dressy functions, but every so often we need to look respectable. Very versatile top and beautifully made.