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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2001-20-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Rayon
Length: 79 cm
Width: 142.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 2001

Description

Huipil is brown and indigo in two panels joined with a horizontal randa. Comprised of three panels with the neckline embroidered with silk. Horizontal stripes of red, white and yellow with black and white ikat. Geometric designs brocaded intermittently. Purple silk triangles around neck with zigzag designs in orange and white.

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