From: Guatemala | Almolonga | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-70
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience Guatemala | Almolonga | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Velvet
Technique Embroidered

Daily Huipil made of two panels. Magenta ground with multicolored brocading on the top half consisting of diamond shapes and zigzags in white, yellow, red, green and purple. Each shoulder has a large flower design. The arm holes and neck are trimmed in red velvet. Machine embroidered.

Length 78.5 cm
Width 76 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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