Oaxaca Artisans

Rainbow Huipil de Telar Blouse

Sale price Price $29.00 Regular price

Traditional and Colorful Huipil Made of Telar de Cintura 100% Handmade in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Traditionally, huipiles are a loose-fitting tunic 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.

With intricate, colorful, and linear design, these huipiles are a fun Mexican wardrobe essential. These unique designs are woven by a technique called “telar de cintura,” or backstrap loom, which consist on weaving threads on a loom with a fixed anchorage at the belt of the weaver. Only one of these handwoven hupiles can take over a month to make. Adorned by tassel details at the bottom.

  • Made with high-quality hand woven 100% cotton.
  • Blouse length.
  • Intended to fit loosely.
  • Belt is not included.
  • Sleeveless.
  • Bottom design with long tassels.
  • One size fits most. Approximate Measurements:
    25" Long x 23" Wide (square tunic)
    -Please know that these are artisanal pieces that do not follow traditional sizing.
    -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 made with love by artisans from Mexico. These huipiles are artisanal, hand-made products. For this reason, there might be some flaws and variations in sizing and design.

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