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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Atitlan
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 95 cm
Width: 78 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

2 panels - white ground dark red warp. Stripes - top portion - maroon grid with brocaded shapes and figures on each square. Elaborate embroidered flowers around neck (multi-colored embroidery). Neck bound in direct commercial fabric.

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