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Rain Season Tzotzil Dress

Rain Season Tzotzil Dress

Regular price $130.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $130.00 USD
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History: The design at the bottom of the embroidery symbolizes singing frogs. Frogs are important in the Tzotzil culture, because when they start singing it means that the rain season is starting. 

Artisan: Elena, used a backstrap loom to weave the top part

Material: 100% cotton

Origin: Tzotzil People, Zinacantan, Chiapas, Mexico. indigenous Maya peopleChiapas highlandsAs of 2000, they numbered about 298,000The word tzotzil originally meant "bat people" or "people of the bat" in the Tzotzil language (from tzotz"bat"). Today the Tzotzil refer to their language as Bats'i k'op, which means "true word" in the modern language.

Garment Condition Chart

Vintage - Pieces that date as far back as the early 20th century

Very Good - Expected signs of wear, with consideration of the age, but no damage.

Good - Garment shows signs of wear, like small tears, or stains, but overall intact.

Fair - Piece of vintage that is most likely not wearable, but could serve as a fantastic inspiration piece.

Antique - Pieces that date back to the early 20th century, or older, therefor extremely rare and precious. All idiosyncrasies, including wear, mending, stains, and tears are part of the story of the fabric and overall art piece. 

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Care Instructions

We recommentd drycleaning, or hand-washing for all products.

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