Costa Huipil

Our Costa Huipil was handwoven on a backstrap loom by Alejandra from La Flor de Xochistlahuaca Women's Cooperative in Mexico.

This stunning traditional Amuzgo design features motifs of flowers all inspired by Xochistlahuaca's breathtaking landscapes. The depth of colours used to create our Costa Huipil were derived from natural dyes. These dyes come from plants, insects and mineral compounds. Due to their handmade nature, each huipil can take a week to create from start to finish. This includes spinning the cotton, weaving the design and hand sewing the side seams.

Wear this divine creation knowing that it is a work of art that holds an incredible history and celebrates ancient techniques. Wear it to the beach or dress it up with a belt and heels, it is such a versatile piece.

Details:
  • 100% handwoven with naturally dyed cotton
Measurements:
  • 62cm wide x 90cm in length
  • Arm hole depth: 19cm
Sizing:
  • Generally fits sizes 8 to 12
  • Model is a standard Australian size 8 and 171cm tall
Care:
  • Do not soak. Machine wash separately on a gentle cycle with cold water and mild detergent. Hang to dry.



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