Chicomecoatl Tunic

Chicomecoatl Tunic

CHICOMECOATL TUNIC

MADE IN MEXICO.

MATERIALS: 100% COTTON, RAPACEJO IN RAYON

INSPIRATION: SQUARE ROOT

TRADITIONAL MEXICAN CLOTHING IS MADE WITH SQUARES AND RECTANGLES. OUR BRAND RETURNS TO THIS ANCESTRAL HERITAGE; WE WORK WITH THE ROOTS OF THE MEXICAN DRESS FORM AND WITH ITS GEOMETRIC CONCEPTION. WE CALL THIS SYSTEM THE “SQUARE ROOT”.

THIS PIECE IS 100% HAND MADE IN AHUIRÁN, MICHOACÁN. IT IS WOVEN ON A WAIST LOOM AND FRINGES ARE KNOTED IN THE RAPACEJO TECHNIQUE.  THE TERM RAPACEJO REFERS TO THE COMPLEX AND FINE KNOTTED THREADS THAT BECOME AN EXTENSION OF THE BODY OF THE REBOZO TO FORM SHAPES OF FLORA OR FAUNA, THROUGH A PLAY OF SIZE AND COLORS COMBINATIONS.

EACH PIECE IS UNIQUE AND DIFFERENT.

 


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