From: Guatemala | Solola | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 93-20-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Solola | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk
Technique Embroidered

Ceremonial Huipil-Cofradia.Red cotton with central hole for head.Two embroidery panels around hole. Supplementary weft motives-pale green,pale yellow,magenta,purple and kelly green.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 76/2 singles z-twist. Weft: 22 2 singles z-twist red and light yellow stripes. Supplementary weft 2-faced. backstrap."

Length 83.5 cm
Width 141.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. David Wenger, 1993

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