University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 42-35-15
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Height: 1.7
Length: 70
Width: 89
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other NumberVI-A - Other Number


natural brown cotton woven in three pieces with cat stitch seams, heavy silk embroidery on upper front upper back and shoulders in gold green and black on magenta ground, four dark green silk applique discs with embroidered centers, appliqued rays with embroidered edges around neck, purple cotton thread Purpura dye [shell fish] and reddish silk thread cocheneal dye [ Robert Carlsen 1984]

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971)View Objects in Exhibition
MAYA 2012: Lords of Time (05 May 2012 - 13 Jan 2013)View Objects in Exhibition

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