Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress
Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress

Citlalime Hand Embroidered Dress

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These Zontecomatlan dresses are traditionally worn by the Northern Nahua (Aztec) women of the lower zone of La Huasteca in Veracruz, Mexico. Each blouse contains a unique iconography representing popular zoomorphic and phytomorphic elements of their Nahua (Aztecan) heritage.  

For example, a typical flower-water zigzag pattern based on Aztec mythology that revered and idolized flowers appear in these dresses. The sleeves feature a series of "trees of life," "the pine flower," and other zoomorphic elements, such as birds. The side of these pieces includes citlalime ("stars" in Nahua/Aztec), running from the neck to the lower part of the dress. The front is plain, containing one element, the Ome Xochitl, meaning "two flowers."

Each piece takes up to 3 months to complete by hand.

Each piece is handmade so there will be variations in the sizing and stitching.
Comfortably fits sizes S - L
Approximate measurements:
Armpit to Armpit: 23"-26" | Length 46"-48"

General Size Guide

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Hand wash with like colors in cold water with mild detergent and dry flat in the shade. Some colors may bleed depending.

Color #2
Size O/S
Collection MM