Chiapas Dress, Mexico - 24" W x 42.5" 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
42.5" Long (shoulder to hem)
Fit: large to extra large
This dress made of green cotton (manta) features large, multi-colored, embroidered flowers on the front. It has two 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.