Down to Xjabelle - huipil vest with tassels
Vest made of Nebaj, Quiché embroidered huipil with silk thread wine red tassels
Designer: Isabella Springmühl for Down to Xjabelle
Materials: cotton & silk thread (tassels)
Production method: waist loom
Place of origin: maya region ixil
Hand made in Guatemala
The designer uses traditional guatemalan textiles from different regions that already have a life behind them. As a result, the textiles can show small imperfections that give the piece its unique character.