Requires Photography

Weaving

Guatemalan (Comalapa)
early 20th century


Object Place: Comalapa, Guatemala

Dimensions

58 cm (22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.379

Medium or Technique

Cotton; weaving

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s blouse (huipil). White cotton foundation cloth; supplementary weft patterning; narrow polychrome bands at shoulder, 10cm. Red band, narrow bands mixed with band of birds and two bands of repeating geometric motifs. 18cm. Lower skirt unpatterned. Shoulders and neck bound with faded black cotton.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers