Requires Photography

Weaving

Guatemalan (Queztaltenango)
1930s


Object Place: Queztaltenango, Guatemala

Dimensions

94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

1983.378

Medium or Technique

Cotton; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s blouse (huipil) used as veil. Supplementary weft patterning. Top half zig-zags, stars, birds in purples and yellow silk; lower half with geometric designs and birds in white cotton. White cotton plain weave foundation cloth. Neckband embroidered with flowers. Constructed of three panels joined by purple embroidery.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers