University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 96-10-16
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Credit Line:Gift of Maude de Schauensee and Mrs. Howard Lewis in memory of their parents Williamina and Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1996

Description

Huipil. Three panels green ground with interwoven embroidery in gold and white cotton, purple and lilac silk. Motifs inc. circles, florals, animals and people. Neck opening cut in central panels, sides sewn except for arm holes. Light green cotton lining on inside of neck.


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