This is a Guatemalan Huipil that was used for everyday wear and is circa 1980. It is from San Antonio Palopo, Guatemala. It was handwoven on a backstrap loom and is made up of for panels. The neck hole was originally cut at one end of the huipil and them moved to the other. The opening on the bottom was left and the neck hole at the other end has a binding on it.
This Guatemalan Corte, skirt, circa 1970, was made for daily use. It is made of one backstrap-woven panel. There are traditional motifs such as geometric figures and zigzags on the weaving. There are imperfections in this piece consistent with age and usage. There is a slight opening in the seam, some loose threads and some wear to the fabric.
This huipil came from Colotenango which is located in the Guatemalan department of Huehuetenango in the highlands. It is at least 25 years old. The huipil is made on a backstrap loom and is the traditional blouse worn by the women of Guatemala.
These dolls are made of scraps of Pre-Columbian fabric The scraps are from the time of the Chancay (ranging from 600 years ago to over 1,000 years ago). The dolls are sewn together and sewn onto a backing. There is a strap attached so the dolls can be hung on a wall. These dolls were made in Latin America.