The huipil is woven in 3 panels. White background full brocaded with silk and cotton; with few stains. The central panel has a 5 stripe design with silk (yellow and magenta) and cotton (purple). The opening for the head is cut out and has a decoration of a silk collar. The panels and sides are joined with a much elaborated floral randa. Designs: geometric: hummingbird standing on the tobacco plant, stars, flower vases, feather serpent.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1930’s
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango
Materials: Cotton, silk; natural dyes: mollusc
Use: Wedding Veil
Technique: Woven on a foot loom
Size: Approximately 19.5" x 40"