Saint’s Huipil woven in one panel on a back strap loom. The background is woven with cuyuscate and cotton vertical lines. The piece shows four selvedge ends. It is joined on the sides. The opening for the head is embroidered with silk. Designs: zoomorphic: birds and deer; geometric: stars.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1920’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: San Juan Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton, cuyuscate, silk; natural dyes: yellow
Use: Saint’s Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 8” x 10”