From: Guatemala | Chuarrancho | Department of Sacatepequez

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-54
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala | Chuarrancho | Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Classic ceremonial huipil (folded and carried over shoulder). 3 panels, natural white cotton ground. Mainly deep purple brocading on shoulders - 3 large embroidered designs on front and back - small overall brocaded designs - round neck with multicolor embroidery. Colors in designs: purple, red, yellow, green blue.

Length 70 cm
Width 103.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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