The huipil is woven in 2 panels on a back strap loom. The piece shows a 4 selvedge ends. The warp background is woven with cotton and shows a red background and warp lines. The opening for the head shows 2 half-moons made with blue cotton cloth and mercerized cotton embroidery. The randa is embroidered with wool. Designs: geometric: phases of the moon, flores and curly patterns known as “fichitas”
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Patzún, Chimaltenango
Materials: Cotton, wool and mercerized cotton
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 46" x 22.5"