From: Guatemala | San Martin Jilotepeque

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-12
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala | San Martin Jilotepeque
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk | Velvet

Huipil of two panels completely covered in brocading. Predominant color is magenta with orange, white, green and blue. Horizontal geometric motifs in bands. Joined in the middle and sides with a wide, multicolored randa. Neck is cut and appliqued with blue velvet. Round gathered circle of blue velvet bordered with white commercial lace below neckline and at arms.

Length 52 cm
Width 81 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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