The quech-que-mitl (I’ve broken the Nahua word into syllables) is a garment unique only-to-Mexico and has been in production for easily over two thousand years. The story told is that quechquemitles were first observed historically in temple frescoes and ceramics of the ancient Olmec and Oaxacan cultures and later in codices. 

 

Aslo know with the common name of Poncho or Mañanita, this beautiful piece is one size fits all.  

 

Made by artisans in Hueyapan, Puebla using pedal loom for wave the fabric and then hand embroidering the patterns. 

 

Size: One size fits all  

 

Measurements; 

Neckline opening: 29 cm.

Width: 89 cm.

Lenght including fringes: 83 cm. 

 

Materials: Cotton 60% - Acrylic 40%
 

 

Please consider that all our products are hand crafted by artisans communities. Minimal flaws, slight drawing/stroke lines or differences are part of this enchanted unique piece. 

 

 

Quexquemitl - Multicolor peacock

€75.00Price
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