From: Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-173
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Date Made pre 1933
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

White, in three pieces without rands, neck worked like randa in purple deep rose and yellow silk, heavily embroidered with rearing animals, side pieces with monkeys and birds in red and purple cotton, deep rose yellow and green silk.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 54 epi, 3 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26, ppi. Warp plain weave. Supplementary weft - 2 faced. 3 panels, 4 selvedges each, sides sewn. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 117 cm
Width 115 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 106 - Other Number

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