Guatemalan Harem Style Pants with Huipil Waist Pocket - Purple
Guatemalan harem style pants with Huipil embroidery waist and inside zipper pocket. Unisex adult. Waist: elastic. Leg: elastic. Size: medium-ish. Elastic waist stretches from 28" to 39". Length, waist to cuff is 41". Each handmade pair is unique in size and design, please compare measurements to pants you have that fit you well.Ikat, meaning 'to knot,' is an ancient weaving technique in which the threads are tie-dyed before placing them on the loom. It has been practiced in many countries for thousands of years. Guatemala is one of the few areas in the world where this intricate textile art is still being enthusiastically practiced. Here it is referred to as Jaspe.
- 100% Cotton
- Directly traded with indigenous artisans. The fabric is hand woven on backstrap looms in the highlands of Guatemala.
- One, small, durable front pocket from Huipil embroidery. High-quality, durable, Mayan Jaspe construction, and fade-resistant color. Each pair is totally unique.
- Elastic waist band with drawstring. Elastic legs. Making them comfortable for a wide range of sizes and on either men or women.
- Weavers primarily make these to be sold in outside markets as a way of not only preserving the weaving tradition but also to provide a sustainable income for their families and communities.