From: Guatemala | Department of Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 2014-19-38
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Women's blouse made of striped cotton cloth, gold, red, purple, and brown, in two panels. The upper section and shoulders are covered in multicolored supplementary weft, large bird designs. The seam joining the two panels is embroidered in alternating yellow and turquoise royal blue. Side seams are entirely left open. Neck edge is embroidered in turquoise blue.

Length 72 cm
Width 122.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number L-699-38 - Old Loan Number

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