University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 2004-21-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Almolonga
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Thread
Velvet
Technique:Sewn
Embroidered
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham, 2004
Other NumberQ340 - Other Number

Description

Red blouse/huipil with brown and blue stitching; top half embroidered with brightly colored diamond and butterfly design; collar embroidered with flower motif; collar and sleeved bordered with dark blue velvet; two red flowers embroidered onto shoulder region; pink flowers embroidered on reverse shoulder region.


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