University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 42-35-170
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 124cm
Width: 114.4cm
Thickness: 0.7cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number105 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial huipil for Cofradia, white with red selvedges and red in loom cords. corded to form squares, two pieces with rands, heavily embroidered in red and lavender cotton, shoulder bands front and back in rows of animals birds and three legged burros[?], red cotton thread- madder dye, purple cotton thread purpura dye [Robert Carlsen 1984]


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Silent Language of Guatemalan Textiles (1985 - 1986)View Objects in Exhibition

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