Hand-waived huipil blouse

Hand-waived Huipil Top

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This lovely Huipil top was made with 100% cotton using the backstrap loom weaving technique, meaning a lot of work and tradition. Very light and comfortable. 

The Huipil (pronounced wee-peelis the most common traditional garment worn by indigenous women from Mexico and Central America. It is a loose-fitting tunic, made from two rectangular pieces of fabric joined together, leaving an opening for the head and the openings for the arms. 

The Huipil has been worn since pre-Hispanic times and it remains the most common indigenous garment for women still in use.

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