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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-116
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santa Cruz La Laguna
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 91.44 cm
Width: 78.74 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Huipil of two panels with three selvedges each. Weft faced, multicolor brocading on warp faced, red ground. Embroidered neckline in yellow and purple. Warp faced pin stripes in white and orange. Brocading of geometric bands in blue, purple, green, black, gray, yellow, orange and pink.

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