This huipil is woven in 3 panels with 4 selvedge ends. The panels are joined without a randa. The round neck is cut out and embroidered with silk. The piece is completely brocaded with designs in purple and red color. Designs: zoomorphic: double headed eagles, ixcanel, birds and dogs. Geometric: stars and feather serpent.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1940’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Chuarrancho, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk.
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 43.5" x 24.5"