Saint’s Huipil woven in one panel on a back strap loom. The piece shows four selvedge ends. The background is woven with white cotton and the designs are woven with cotton and silk. The opening for the head is decorated with silk. It shows two holes. Designs: zoomorphic: horses, birds and rabbits; geometric: stars, zigzag and feather serpent.
Age: Approximately woven in the 1920’s
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Chuarrancho, Guatemala
Materials: Cotton and silk
Use: Saint’s Huipil
Technique: Woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 14” x 18”