University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 66-34-31
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Raimundo
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Wool
Length: 120.1cm
Width: 108.6cm
Thickness: 0.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other NumberA-31 - Other Number

Description

ceremonial, navy blue plain weave cotton, two breadths joined with red cotton thread, red and purple stripes down center, front and back, pink wool binding around neck, design: variety of stylized animals, aqua white mauve purple salmon yellow and blue silk and cotton thread


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn