Vintage Huipil Top - Nebaj

$189.00

This stunning pre-loved top has been made entirely by hand. It features a black basefeaturing a stunning geometric embroidery in most of the front and back of the blouse with an amazing collar, traditionally known from the Mayan village of Nebaj, Quiche, Guatemala.

One of our top sellers, Nebaj blouses are known for their hand-embroidered tribal figures that look like hieroglyphics that are hand-embroidered along with Mayan symbols in horizontal rows to create gorgeous, one-of-a-kind textiles. 

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, this top is a great piece to add to your ethical wardrobe!

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

Measurements on flat surface: Sizes are a "fits like" guide and not a standard measurement.
  • This Huipil fits like a MEDIUM
  • Bust (armpit to armpit) - 21" inches wide
  • Length - 21"  inches long
  • 100% Cotton 
  • Quality: This is an authentic vintage item. The foundation is constructed from 100% cotton that resembles cheese cloth fabric, making it very breathable and not heavy.  The impeccable embroidery is a showstopper, with no imperfections to be found. While there may be a few stray threads at the hem, they in no way diminish the charm of this top. A testament to the skill and artistry of the original weaver, this piece is now primed for its second act!
  • 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.
  • For a better care, we recommend hand wash
  • Dry flat