Empowering artisans is enabling communities to share their traditions throughout their art such as this stunning Huipil. The word Huipil comes from the náhuatl word “Huipilli”, which means “my cover up” and it is known to be a common upper body piece as well as a dress, first registered to be used by indigenous women in southern states of Mexico.
The Vintage Huipil is a beautiful traditional upper body piece, handmade out of synthetic fabric and enhanced with cotton yarn embroidery. Holding on to its originality, the Huipil comes in a wide style fits all. It can take up to several weeks to complete, but the results are amazing!
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Materials Synthetic with cotton yarn embroidery
Care Instructions Turn the garment inside-out to wash Wash delicately with warm water. Do not use bleach Use a low-heat setting in the dryer (1 cycle) and/or hang dry dry iron with no steam on the wrong side of the fabric.
Measurements Wide; Fits all sizes (S, M, L & XL) Model is approximately 5'8" tall.
Shipping & Handling This is an artisan-made item, with a small inventory. Can be eligible for shipping from México and can take 1-2 weeks to arrive, the wait is more than worth it!
When you shop with us, you give work to Mexican Artisans, providing economic opportunity for their families and communities, while ensuring traditions are kept alive.