University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-119
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Nahuala
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Length: 90.7 cm
Width: 109 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-119 - Old Loan Number

Description

Ceremonial huipil, confradia. Plain white cotton background, rectangular multicolored embroidery panels at head opening and arm openings, two multicolored embroidered stylized double-headed birds on shoulders. Color (red) has bled into the white groundcloth.


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