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Tzeltal Bastiana Huipil Top

Tzeltal Bastiana Huipil Top

Regular price $310.00 USD
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History: The Tzeltal are one of the descendants of the Mayans,, who chiefly reside in the highlands of Chiapas. The Tzeltal language belongs to the Tzeltalan subgroup of Maya languages. Most Tzeltals live in communities in about twenty municipalities, under a Mexican system called “usos y costumbres” which seeks to respect traditional indigenous authority and politics. 

Origin: San Juan Cancuc, Chiapas, Mexico

Artisan: Bastiana 

Material: 100% cotton, hand-woven on a backstop loom

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. 

Archive Madeau carefully assesses each piece, and does its best to show all minor flaws that might be associated with each garment in the photos. For detailed questions please feel free to send us an email to

Shipping & Returns

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For now Archive Madeau is only shipping to the US and not offering International shipping.

All items are issued a USPS tracking number.

Care Instructions

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

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