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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-81
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 68 cm
Width: 87 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Wedding Huipil of three panels. White ground with multicolored brocaded design in the front and back center, as well as on the shoulders. Design in mainly red with some blue, orange and green. Round neck trimmed in lace. Arm openings have a 6cm slit on either side. Red dye has run and stained the entire huipil.

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