Wedding Huipil


From: Guatemala | Department of San Marcos

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-23-97
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maya
Provenience Guatemala | Department of San Marcos
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Silk | Cotton

Wedding Huipil. White cotton ground. Lower half in overshod design (unusual). Upper half has silk and cotton brocading. Lace and ribbon rosettes around the neck and armholes. Three panels sewn together vertically. Horizontal stripe design on upper section only in yellow and purple.

Length 77 cm
Width 95 cm
Credit Line Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

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