2 panel Over Huipil. This piece is used on top of the everyday huipil. It can be seen used for market day or other special occasions. The warp background is woven with cuyuscate and cotton. The weft is woven with red cotton thread. The piece shows a 4 selvedge ends. The opening for the head is decorated with satin ribbon. All the cuyuscate is hand spun. Designs: vertical lines.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960's
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Tecpán, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cuyuscate, cotton, mercerized cotton and satin ribbon for the collar
Use: Over Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 51.5” x 23”