University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-99
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santa Lucia Utatlan
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 74 cm
Width: 112.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-99 - Old Loan Number

Description

Woman's huipil on white cotton ground cloth with supplementary zigzag pattern in white at the bottom, and multicolored supplementary weft predominantly in red in chevron pattern. Central seam. Ornate lacey addition at yolk iwth gold stitching at edges and magenta ring around neck area. Added lace sleeves. Sides are stiched closed.


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