Chuarrancho is neighbor of San Pedro Sacatepequez and San Raymundo; from which took the similarity on its textiles’ patterns. A special and small Virgin’s Huipil woven on a back strap loom with four selvedge ends. The piece is brocaded with zoomorphic patterns, representing turkeys, birds and feather serpent. Both panels are joined with a fine cotton randa (joining band). The round neck is cut out and embroidered with cotton in the Chuarrancho characteristic.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Chuarrancho, Guatemala
Use: Virgin’s Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 32" x 31.5"