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Embroidered Huipil Blouse

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Destination: Oaxaca, Mexico

The huipil has been a staple of traditional Mexican dress since pre-Hispanic times. Made from a single piece of rectangular fabric that’s been folded over, stitched together on the sides, and slit at the top, huipils often feature intricate embroidery. Less popular in the north of Mexico, they’re still commonly worn in the south, where each blouse’s distinctive decoration reflects the community from which it came. Needless to say, huipils are so beautiful that today they’re often sold as art pieces, and we purchased this wonderful, brightly colored example at Oaxaca’s Mercado Benito Juárez.


Smack dab in the city center only a few blocks southwest of the Zócalo (Oaxaca’s main square), Mercado Benito Juárez is the oldest market in town. Named after the Oaxaca native and 5-term Mexican president Be... Read More

Details and Dimensions

26.5" L, 24" W

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