THE FOLK ARTSUMMER STYLE WHITE "OTOMI PEASANT BLOUSE". ABOUT THE OTOMI PEOPLE & THEIR SIGNATURE EMBROIDERY.
The Otomi are from the Tenago Valley of Hildago, Mexico & are known for whimsical characters & crisp graphic shapes. Commonly known as Tenangos, this style of embroidery can be traced back to pre Aztec Meso-America with the symbolism & color ways of the pieces reflecting beliefs of the Otomi people.
Their art is very identifiable, not only because of the colorful, whimsical characters, but they embroidered'bands' of various colors within their subject. Roja pays homage to this whimsical embroidery styles known to the Otomi people of Mexico..
This is as'Cultural Couture as it comes & if you love the colorful, cultural styles of Mexico, then this will have you dancing, with a margarita in hand, south of the border! Perfect for summer this is designed in a light weight, summer weight poly sheer.. Wear it on or off the shoulder since it has an elastic neckline. The sleeves are typical poofy peasant style & the blouse has elastic sleeves, so you can put them, anywhere you like!
Because of the embroidery & the delicacy of the fabric, this should be hand washed cold, line dry OR dry clean. Perfect weight for summer Folk Art events, BBQ's, outdoor art walks, gallery openings, days at the beach, etc! Jewelry that would look fabulous with this, would be some Oaxaca Dove jewelry or Oaxaca Filigree by Federico or Carlos Gutierrez, both of which I carry!!! Please check my listings by puttin in either name in the search bar, when you are on my page!Made of 100% Poly Sheer. Measurements are taken on one side only, so please double.
This material has lots of movement, so measurements are approximate. Peasant Blouses measure differently, since they are not form fitting & since it's a straight cut down, the underarm, bust, waist, hips measure the same. (Look at "Underarm down to Bottom" in measurements).
They are also very roomy & blousy, so woman go down in size, but most important, read measurements. There are no shoulder seams, so sleeve length is estimated. XSMALL: Underarm down to bottom:21"Length:28"Sleeves:17(Range).
Underarm down to bottom:23"Length:28"Sleeves:17. Underarm down to bottom:24"Length:28"Sleeves:17. Underarm down to bottom:26"Length:28"Sleeves:17.
Underarm down to bottom:27"Length:29"Sleeves:17. Underarm down to bottom:28"Length:30"Sleeves:18. PLEASE BE AWARE, THESE RUN BIG!
If you find the item is not as great as I think it is, it does not mean the item is'not as described'. The item "ROJAMexican StyleFolk ArtEmbroideredSummer OTOMI PEASANT BLOUSE" is in sale since Monday, March 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Clothing, Shoes & Accessories\Women's Clothing\Tops". The seller is "platadesantafejewelry" and is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
This item can be shipped to United States.