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Black Jalab Huipil

Black Jalab Huipil

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San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas

Huipil of two canvases with a V-neck neckline, woven on a waist loom with industrial cotton by the groups “Cuatro Rombos” and “Jalab Antsetik” using the fraying and brocade technique called "xchilul" with which the artisans weave traditional motifs of Cancuc across the canvas. When finished, the two canvases are joined with a stitch known to weavers as a “worm.”

Gentle hand washing without sizing is suggested, preferably with the garment inside out, drying without sun exposure. Unraveling should be handled gently and try not to use sharp objects that could get tangled in the threads. It can be taken to the dry cleaners and asked to be dry cleaned.

Technique: Backstrap loom
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Aid to Artisans - Creative Learning Inc.

Aid to Artisans is a non-profit organization founded in 1976 with the goal of creating economic opportunities for groups of artisans around the world. In 2012 he joined Creative Learning, a non-profit organization that focuses on the protection of human rights and social and economic development, seeking to generate long-term social impact through its four branches.

In 2012 Aid to Artisans Mexico began its work seeing the need to have a local team and we currently work with artisans from Chiapas and the Yucatan Peninsula creating economic opportunities in economically vulnerable locations and/or where the housing situation and quality of life are at risk. risk.