The Agnes Caftan
100% natural cotton, woven on a traditional standing loom in the Oaxaca Valley in the taller of the lovely Mendez family. An innovative ikat pattern designed for ease of movement and beauty in comfort. Lightweight and breathable, perfect for spring and summer. Worn with the handmade, August Etta sterling silver Francisco Hoops.
The Mendez family is a multigenerational master weaving family in the Oaxaca Valley. Their impressive history dates back to 1920, with multiple acknowledgments of exemplary status in weaving artistry over the years in Mexico and internationally. Read about their family business on the AE journal here.
Care/note: measures 37.5x45 inches with 9 inch neck and sleeve openings. Due to the handmade nature of this piece slight variations in measurements may occur. Dry cleaning is recommended, or hand wash in cold water with a mild detergent, lay flat to dry. A warm iron will take out creases.
WOVEN is the August Etta commitment to weaving a social tapestry across borders through conscious consumerism. 5% of all AE profits go directly to Fundación En Vía in support of women in Oaxaca, Mexico where many offerings and commissions for August Etta are handmade.