From: Guatemala | Chajul | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 70-13-16
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Ixil
Provenience Guatemala | Chajul | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Ceremonial huipil for Cofradia; for unmarried girl. Done on belt loom. cotton, two breadths. Red pin stripe on white background. Sparse brocaded animal design motifs. Purple silk embroidery around entire neck.

Length 87 cm
Width 66 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1970

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