Chiapas Dress, Mexico - 24" W x 44" L
Chiapas Dress, Mexico - $65
24" Wide (Measured from arm pit to arm pit, with garment laid flat; double the width for full bust measurement)
50" Around hem
44" Long (shoulder to hem)
Fit: large to extra large
This dress made of white cotton (manta) features large embroidered sunflowers in shades of brown and green on the front. It has four inch slits on both sides at the hem.
This embroidery is created by starting with hand drawing the unique design. Then using a manual sewing machine, the artist embellishes the design with artistically chosen colors and flourishes, creating a one of a kind piece of wearable art.
Perfect for an evening event, or casual afternoon outing. Express your own style. Rock it with leggings, jeans or a skirt and boots or sandals. Change up the look with a belt or sash.
Chiapas dresses are hand-made by the local Maya women artisans in Chiapas, located in southern Mexico. Though fashioned in a contemporary style, these dresses include embroidered designs rooted in local history and mythology, linking deep cultural traditions to the modern world. In this matriarchal society, the women play a crucial role in the economy through the creation of these beautiful garments.
Because these items are hand-crafted by local artisans using traditional techniques, slight variations may occur. Note that colors may vary according to each display monitor.