University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 2005-13-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Izabal
Quirigua
Culture Area: Central America
Period: Contemporary
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Velvet
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Figures
Flowers
Deer
Bird
Credit Line:Gift of Mary A. Campbell, 2005

Description

Off-white cream w/ vivid purple embroidered design that includes: waves, stripes, figures, flowers across front and back; wide band of flowers around neck - purple and yellow w/ birds, deer, mushroom? in front; purple velvet trim along neckline and armholes; small zipper on shoulder.


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