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Wedding Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Quezaltenango
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Synthetic Fiber
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Figures
Length: 125 cm
Width: 119 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999
Other Number:14 - Other Number
6 - Other Number

Description

Wedding Huipil made of three panels joined with a randa. Geometric bands are brocaded in purple and white. Purple dye has run into the white background. Neck is cut round and finished with hand embroidered flower trim.

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