University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 29-60-10
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Birds
Leaves
Diamonds
Height: 49cm
Width: 97cm
Credit Line:Guatemalan Expedition, Robert Burkitt, 1929
Other Number197 - Field No SF

Description

Indian weaving and embroidery and said to be of Indian yarn. Made in three pieces joined vertically. All white embroidery; patterns include birds, leaves and diamonds. Trace of blueing.


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