Huipil

Guatemalan (Sumpango)
20th century


Object Place: Sumpango, Guatemala

Dimensions

53 x 96.5 cm (20 7/8 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

1992.581

Medium or Technique

Cotton, rayon(?); warp-faced plain weave, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Huipil. Warp-faced plain weave. Red ground with polychrome warp stripes with a 6” embroidered band of polychrome floral motifs encircling the neck opening; seams overcast in polychrome cotton and rayon(?). Condition: very good.

Provenance

Accepted as a Year-End Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers