Ceremonial Huipil


From: Guatemala | Tecpan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-10A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala | Tecpan
Culture Area Central American
Date Made ca. 1970
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Ceremonial huipil (a) with sash (b). Made of 2 panels joined at the shoulders. The background is natural, brown cotton with yellow and red pinstripes alternating with wide, red bands edged in blue, yellow and white. The brocading is of geometric shapes in multiple colors. The neck is cut and stitched.

Length 76 cm
Width 115 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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