Vintage Huipil Top

$189.00

This darling Guatemalan Huipil features colorful embroidery in a Deep Burgundy base, with pastel pink stripes and pastel geometric embroidery. Hand-woven on a back-strap loom, this soft Huipil is originally from Huehuetenango, Guatemala.

Tops from this region are known to be short, relatively wide and worn hanging loose outside the corte (traditional Mayan skirt). 

Wear it with denim or linen pants for a casual picnic day in the sun, or spice it up with a skirt and boots for a fun night out on the town! Either way you wear it, heads will turn towards your stylish self. 

*Please review measurements below to ensure proper fit. All Sale are final 

Measurements on flat surface: Sizes are a "fits like" guide and not a standard measurement:
  • This Huipil is amazing because it can fit a MEDIUM, LARGE and XL frame - Please note that this top runs wide but SHORT
  • Bust (armpit to armpit): 28” inches wide
  • Length: 20.5” inches long
  • This vintage huipil top is in excellent used condition, a rare find from this region. The delicate pastel colors on the brocade are captivating, and the fringed bottom adds a unique touch. Soft and well-preserved, this top is a must-have for any collector or fashion enthusiast.
  • This vintage Huipil was personally purchased by Angelica, founder of Tesoros Maya. This Huipil was ethically sourced and the artisan was paid fair price.

Care: 

  • This Huipil was 100% handmade from beginning to end; therefore naturally there will be some imperfections. You could see some loose threads, DO NOT pull just snip with scissors. Or you can use BLOUSE SNAG REPAIR NEEDLE to repair weaving stiches.
  • Not suitable for machine dryers, dry on a flat surface
  • To ensure this blouse has a long life, we recommend washing it by hand or on a delicate spin cycle only
  • This traditional blouse was 100% handmade from beginning to end; therefore, naturally, there will be some imperfections