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”