University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-315
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
San Lucas Toliman
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:244 - Other Number

Description

For woman of first class, red and white cotton in alternating broad and narrow stripes, obscure red cross stripes forming blocks, rows of embroidered birds V's crosses and other figures in red green blue yellow and purple cotton, two pieces without randa, neck cut out and finished with appliqued sikl in numerous points with disc front and back


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