University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 2004-21-5
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Zunil
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Thread
Technique:Sewn
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham, 2004

Description

Blouse/huipil with no side seams; divided into three vertical sections; center section maroon with blue, yellow, and green vertical stripes; two outer sections blue with horizontal purple stripes all overlayed with white; collar wrapped in magenta, blue, orange, green, and yellow thread; fringe at bottom of front.


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