The huipil is woven in 2 panels. Red background. The opening for the head shows 2 half-moons embroidered with symbols like feathers; this is the representation of the phases of the moon and the sun. The designs are embroidered with silk. The randa is embroidered with wool. Designs: geometric: moon and sun.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1950’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Patzún, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cotton, silk, mercerized cotton and wool.
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 44” x 22.5”