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Plumed Serpent Robe

Plumed Serpent Robe

Regular price $ 26,413.00 MXN
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Chenalho, Chiapas

Unique piece.

This series of linen robes woven on a pedal loom by artisans in La Hormiga, highlighted embroidery of San Pedro Chenalhó, feather embroidery also in La Hormiga and hand-assembled silk lining, has a production time of 3 months per piece.

In this spectacular gown, a path of feathers has been embroidered that runs along the neck and the edge of the sleeve, making reference to a feathered serpent, symbol of the Mayan god Kukulkan, fixing feather by feather by hand, after having washed and selected them by hand. size and color, result of the use of rooster meat in the preparation of food for families in their communities. Another key element is the highlighted embroidery, which is a traditional and iconic technique from Chenalhó, in the Highlands of Chiapas, achieving an elegant piece that protects and revitalizes the technique of assembling feathers in the textile, of great importance in the Mexican textile tradition. . Inside, there is a silk lining that protects the embroidery, in addition to becoming a piece of clothing with thermoregulatory properties.

This is a piece made with high quality linen, feathers and silk; designed exclusively for the Ensamble Artesano collection, woven, embroidered and detailed by hand by 2 artisan groups in San Pedro Chenalhó and La Hormiga in San Cristóbal, in the Chiapas Highlands, who arranged their ancestral knowledge in permanent dialogue applied in the same piece .

Gentle hand washing or dry cleaning is recommended for care.

Available for immediate shipment. 

Technique: Pedal loom

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