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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:96-10-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 38.5 cm
Width: 98 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maude de Schauensee and Mrs. Howard Lewis in memory of their parents Williamina and Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1996

Description

Three panels of off-white cotton sewn together. Registers of animals, people, solid and hollow diamonds in yellow and olive cotton, purple, navy and turquoise silk. Band of zigzags and triangles around neck opening and at arm holes. Sides sewn closed.

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