3 panel Ceremonial Huipil. The background is woven with cotton and the designs are brocaded and embroidered with silk. The piece shows selvedge ends. The panels are joined with silk randa. The collar is decorated with satin and silk and shows two moons. Designs: Geometric: arrows, combs and in the collar shows the sun and the 2 moons.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1930's
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Sololá, Sololá
Materials: Silk, cotton, satin ribbon for the collar; natural dyes: indigo plus (green), yellow, orange and alizarin.
Use: Ceremonial Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 56” x 28”