Vintage Huipil Top - Nebaj

$137.00

This stunning pre-loved top has been made entirely by hand. It features a white and purple 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 but can also fit like a Large.
  • Bust (armpit to armpit) - 24" inches wide
  • Length - 20"  inches long
  • 100% Cotton - this top is super soft. 
  • Condition: This repurposed huipil showcases truly magnificent embroidery with no flaws. Though some loose threads exist at the base, they do not hamper the integrity of the top. A testament to the care and craftsmanship of the original weaver, this vintage piece is now ready for its second life!
  • 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