Green Embroidered Huipil Fabric Pouch Size 8" by 6 1/2"
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This one of a kind bag made from vintage huipil from Guatemala is very versatile! Use it as a cosmetic bag, coin purse, ID pouch, jewelry bag for travel, the uses are many.
The interior is lined. Size: 8”w x 6.5”h
The fair trade materials and work were all made in Guatemala from a vintage handwoven huipil from Guatemala. The bag is entirely handcrafted. The only machinery used in its creation was a sewing machine to stitch it together.
"Huipil" refers to a weaving technique usually made with fabric woven on a back strap loom. The designs can be rich in symbolism when using images of gods, flowers, frogs and other images with mythological importance. It also includes a set of symbols which serve as a kind of signature of the weaver. The ceremonial huipil has designs that represent the universe.