Cofradía over-huipil
Comalapa, Chimaltenango
Mayan Language: Kaqchikel
Year of manufacture : 1960

Two panels, seamed by hand with natural brown cotton (cuyuscate) and red threads, woven on the backstrap loom with cucyuscate in the warp and in the weft, the lower border showing various horizontal lines of mercerized white cotton along its width. The geometric and zoomorphic designs are brocaded with mercerized cotton, rayon, and acrylic, and spaced by means of ‘separators’, or rujiki´al. It also presents creyas or red stripes. Its vertical neck has a velvet application, the same as the armholes.