She was a queen and regent of the throne, which role was given to a very few women in mayan society,
that’s why this clothing is a symbol of a strong independent woman of ancient times.
Each product in our collection is inspired by the intricate art, iconic sculptures and symbols drawn by ancient mayan artists with our own modern and unique touch. This product is distinctive and lively, as it represents the beauty of the ancient culture in a stylish manner.
Artefact: Yaxchilan, Stela 35
Location: Yaxchilan (near to Chiapas, Mexico)
Height: 150 cm (~ 5 feet)
During the Classic period of the Mayan civilization, women started having a more prominent political and social role in the Mayan society.
This was an extraordinary development since the traditional position of the women in the Mayan society was limited to the household.
By mayans using the institution of marriage as a tool of forging alliances, giving power to women who became involved in the ruling apparatus as a result of such political marriages.
The development led them to become a part of both political and religious offices.
- 100% combed and ring-spun cotton
- Lightweight fabric: 4.2 oz/y² (142 g/m²)
- Retail fit
- Unisex sizing
- Coverstitched collar and sleeves
- Shoulder-to-shoulder taping
- Side seams
Machine wash cold, inside-out.
Use non-chlorine bleach, only when necessary.
Tumble dry low, or hang-dry for longest life.
Cool iron inside-out if necessary. Do not iron decoration.
Do not dry clean.
Wear with pride and respect ancient cultures