|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Mateo Ixtatan
Department of Huehuetenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1933|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||340 - Other Number|
Old, white cotton huipil. Upper third with side seams on both sides and lower part with only one side seam. In both cases, the width of material is the vertical length of the blouse. The seam joining the upper and lower halves is hidden under a horizontal band of red embroidery. Brocaded designs in red, yellow, pale blue, pink and lavender cotton. Concentric, rayed bands (sun emblem) around the circular neck. Below this is a plain, red band with scenes showing human figures, trees and birds standing and in trees.
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