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"Chiapas" Mexican Embroidered Dress, Peach

$ 129.50 $ 185.00

This hand-embroidered dress from Mexico is as chic as it is comfortable! A light muslin/ cotton fabric is embroidered in a traditional Mayan pattern. Perfect from day to evening!

The pattern of this embroidery is based on the traditional "Universe" design. The inner diamond has curls on each side that represent wings; called "pepen" or butterfly- it is the weavers' symbol for the day sun. The butterfly is a metaphor for the sun because according to historic lore, like the sun, it inhabits the underworld when day turns to night.... Let your outfit tell a story!! (And what an amazing story is that

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    Mexican textiles reflect a passion for color, pattern, and design. Using centuries-old techniques, traditional artisans still use vegetables, fruits, and barks to make natural dyes. Women weave into their clothing intricate patterns with meaning dating back to Mayan times. And families pass the traditions of weaving from generation to generation.

    Your purchase helps to preserve a centuries-old textile tradition and creates sustainable income for artisans and their communities. Thank you!!

     

    Each product at Larkin Lane is handmade and designed by artisans from around the globe. We strive to give you unique, one of a kind products that you will adore! As such, no two are exactly the same. We do our best to represent each item as closely as possible on our website to the one that you will receive. Thank you for supporting true artisans of the world and their craft!

    Purses
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    Guatemalan Blouses and Dresses
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    Mexican Blouses
    Delicate Cycle • Dry Clean for Best Results • Do Not Bleach • Iron on Low Heat

    Silk Ikat Jackets
    Dry Clean Recommended • Do Not Bleach • Do Not Iron

    Felted Wool Coats
    Dry Clean Only • Do Not Bleach • Do Not Iron

    Scarves
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    Bowties
    Dry Clean Recommended • Do Not Bleach • Iron on Lowest Heat

    Cummerbunds
    Dry Clean for Best Results • Do Not Bleach • Iron on Lowest Heat

    Bowls
    Spot Clean • Do Not Submerge in Water • Do Not Bleach

    Pillows
    Dry Clean for Best Results • Do Not Bleach • Iron on Low Heat

    Runners
    Dry Clean for Best Results or Delicate Cycle • Do Not Bleach • Iron on Low Heat

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    Larkin Lane collaborates with artisans from around the world to source handmade pieces steeped in the traditions and culture of their local heritage. The artisans are skilled entrepreneurs whose crafts preserve age-old traditions and generate meaningful and, in many cases, life-changing income for their families.

    Thank you for your part in supporting these artisans to keep their remarkable textile traditions alive and advocating for fair trade. Click below to see more details about their stunning work.

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