Ceremonial Huipil


From: Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Date Made ca. 1965
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Ceremonial Huipil. Natural colored cotton; silk detailing. Old style huipil. Light and dark pink (magenta) embroidery around neck and arm holes. 3 panels joined with pink and magenta randas. Pink, magenta and white geometric brocading. Horizonal weft stripes in white and magenta in center front panel.

Length 65 cm
Width 99 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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