The word Huipil (pronounced wee-peel) comes from the nahuatl word Huipilli that means decorated blouse or dress. This garment is considered a tradition amount ingenious women and is very popular among most of Mexican women, the origin of this piece is from the pre hispanic time.

The motives embroidered in a Huipil are symbolisms can be geometric figures, animals and flowers. The Handmade huipils are made of cotton, wool, silk, poplin and other materials (laces, ribbons), there are different technics to make them depending of the origin of the artisans in Mexico.  The huipil has different sizes from the waist to the ancles, the traditional shape is rectangular., loose fit. The huipil is garment with memory, pride and tradition, the knowledge to make each garment is passed from generation to generation, each artisan express feelings and their culture, each huipil is one of a kind art craft

Traditionally the Huipil comes mainly from the Southern States (Oaxaca, Guerrero, Chiapas, Yucatan) and few central States (Puebla, Veracruz and Michoacan) and some areas of Central America.

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