Vintage Huipil Top - Nebaj


This stunning pre-loved top has been made entirely by hand. It features three panels joint together. A stunning vintage panel in a dark blue background in the center with traditional hand-woven soft material; "gauze-like" fabric on the sides. This top features a stunning geometric embroidery around the 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. 

The Mayan birds are called Tz'ikin. They are associated with freedom, creativity, and spiritual guidance. It is often associated with artists, musicians, and visionaries.

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-LARGE 
  • Bust (armpit to armpit) - 24" inches wide
  • Length - 21”-23"  inches long
  • 100% Cotton
  • Condition: Great pre-loved condition. The embroidery is stunning and vibrant. In great vintage condition with a some loose threads at the bottom ends, please note that the center panel is longer than the sides. If this bothers you, I might be able to tailor it to make it even. 
  • This Huipil was ethically sourced and the artisan was paid fair price.


  • 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