From: Guatemala | Department of Quezaltenango | San Andres Xecul

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 61-10-31
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Quezaltenango | San Andres Xecul
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Childs. White plain weave cotton, sides machine finished. Selvedge at front bottom and left front and back armhole. back botton "torn off". Silk embroidery about 7.2 cm. at neck. Design:zigzag, scallops, lotus{?}, rabbits, fish, birds, leaves, ovals, llama, squirrel, small rodent, flowers, long legged bird. Purple strip immediately around neck. Below it green-blue scallop, magenta zigzag, yellow orange ovals. On maroon ground entire animal motif. Whole design finished with narrow green-blue scallop. 10.8 cm from bottom machine stitched pleat or seam running across garment.

Length 46 cm
Width 46 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961

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