Shop HOME Wish List Shopping Bag Latest Acquisitions

BreadcrumbsTextilesBreadcrumbsTextile TreasuresBreadcrumbsSaint´s Huipiles

White Saint's Huipil from San Juan Sacatepequez


Alternate images
  • 17_1_11_r_01
  • 17_1_11_r_02
  • 17_1_11_r_04
  • 17_1_11_r_05
  • 17_1_11_r_06
  • 17_1_11_r_03
  • 17_1_11_r_08
  • 17_1_11_r_07
  • 17_1_11_r_09
  • 17_1_11_r_12
  • 17_1_11_r_10
  • 17_1_11_r_13
  • 17_1_11_r_11
  • 17_1_11_r_15
  • 17_1_11_r_14
  • 17_1_11_r_16

The following item belongs to the range of “Antique and Rare Items of the Casa de Artes’ Treasures Series”. This item can only be purchased online using PAYPAL or a US Dollar Check sent to our P.O. Box address in Florida, USA. For buying instructions and more pictures, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Saint's Huipil woven in one panel on a back strap loom.  The background is woven with a checkered white on white hand spun cotton.  The piece shows four selvedge ends. It is joined on the sides with a cochineal randa.  The opening for the head is embroidered with cochineal and satin ribbon.  It shows some holes.  Designs: geometric and lines.

Age: Approximately woven in the 1880’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and satin ribbon; natural dyes: cochineal
Use: Saint's Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 13” x 7”
Customer Service Separator Contact Us Separator What's new