Wedding Huipil


From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-14
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk | Synthetic Fiber
Technique Embroidered
Iconography Figures

Wedding Huipil made of three panels joined with a randa. Geometric bands are brocaded in purple and white. Purple dye has run into the white background. Neck is cut round and finished with hand embroidered flower trim.

Length 125 cm
Width 119 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999
Other Number 14 - Other Number | 6 - Other Number

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