From: Guatemala | San Mateo Ixtatan | Department of Huehuetenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil | Blouse | Huipil
Object Number 42-35-417
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chuj
Provenience Guatemala | San Mateo Ixtatan | Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Modern white cotton huipil of one piece seamed on shoulders and one side. Width of material is the lenth of the huipil. Horizontal band covering the line where the seam was in the older style, with imitation faggot on the wrong side. Cutout round neck with embroidered sun disc of plain and rayed bands. Embroidered figures, boys, birds and plants in red, rose, green, orange, yellow and peach cotton.

Length 79 cm
Width 57 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 341 - Other Number

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