San Antonio Aguas Calientes Huipil
San Antonio Aguas Calientes Huipil

San Antonio Aguas Calientes Huipil


Collection

AFFA Textiles


Identifier

AFFA21


Artist

unknown


Description

This is a colorful huipil from the town of San Antonio Aguas Calientes in Guatemala. San Antonio Aguas Calientes is known for its huipil weaving and the town square has a market that showcases the local craft. As most Guatemalan huipils, this huipil is made of cotton and was woven on a backstrap loom. The zigzag and geometric patterns of this huipil are characteristic of San Antonio Aguas Calientes huipils.


Medium

textile

Where Made (Region)

San Antonio Aguas Calientes

Where Made (Country)

Guatemala

Related place

Guatemala

How Acquired

Donation

When Acquired

Nov 20 2020

Name of Donor

Susannah Willms