Ceremonial Huipil


From: Guatemala | Santa Apolonia

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala | Santa Apolonia
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton
Technique Embroidered

Ceremonial Huipil. White background with red, yellow, green, blue. Embroidery around neck and arm hole, red, purple, blue, green, yellow, pink, orange, white brocading. Zig-zag and other geometric designs. Hem machine stitched.

Length 58 cm
Width 57 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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