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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
San Martin Jilotepeque
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Velvet
Length: 52 cm
Width: 81 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Huipil of two panels completely covered in brocading. Predominant color is magenta with orange, white, green and blue. Horizontal geometric motifs in bands. Joined in the middle and sides with a wide, multicolored randa. Neck is cut and appliqued with blue velvet. Round gathered circle of blue velvet bordered with white commercial lace below neckline and at arms.

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