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Ceremonial huipil


Artist Unknown (Maya, K'iche')


c. 2000

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ceremonial huipil, Artist Unknown (Maya, K'iche')
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, rayon; supplementary weft patterning, embroidery
Size: 52 3/4 x 49 1/2 in. (133.99 x 125.73 cm)
Creation Place: Central America, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango
Culture: Maya, K'iche', Central America, Guatemala
Style: 20th-21st century
Physical Description: very large shirt or dress; white fabric; purple, magenta and yellow designs of flowers, birds and geometric patterns; rounded neckline with purple flowers with magenta centers on yellow ground
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2006.100.63
Added to Site: March 1, 2009