The huipil is woven in 2 panels. Red background. The designs show in the lower part of the piece. The randa is embroidered with silk. The side panels are joined with silk thread. Part of the weft is woven with cuyuscate. Designs: geometric and dolls.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1940’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Patzicia, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cotton, silk, wool, mercerized cotton, cuyuscate; natural dyes: indigo.
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 44.5” x 17.5”