The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”.
Saint’s huipil woven in one panel with 4 selvedge ends. The piece is open. Round neck is decorated with satin ribbon. The designs show both sides. Background woven on white and it has some storage stains. Designs: Zoomorphic: birds and ixcanel
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960’s.
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton, mercerized cotton and silk
Use: Saint’s Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately: 10” x 6.5”