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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:84-27-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Chajul
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1900-1984
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1984
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 56 cm
Width: 90 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Pamela H. Hearne, 1984

Description

20th century. White cotton huipil, two panels. With a brocaded band of bird and flower designs in purple, orange, green, yellow, pink, magenta, and brown. Two feathers (chevrons) brocaded on either shoulder in multiple colors, neckline is round and stitched. Sides are seamed.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Silent Language of Guatemalan Textiles (1985 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition

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