From: Guatemala | Department of El Quiche | Nebaj

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 99-10-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Ixil
Provenience Guatemala | Department of El Quiche | Nebaj
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 1980-1985
Section American
Materials Cotton | Metal

Huipil - 2 panels joined. White cotton ground; supplemental weft brocading in purple, green, yellow, orange, magenta cotton. Geometric, animal, people figures. Neckline embroidered in chain stick with 2 metal fasteners.

Length 121 cm
Width 80 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Ernest B. Sigg, 1999

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