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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 70.2 cm
Width: 130.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-36 - Old Loan Number

Description

Women's huipil of white cotton cloth, two panels stitiched together, outside edge has blue stripe, central seam is covered with multicolored embroidery yarns. Entirely covered in supplementary weft patterning, predominantly in bird, animal, and tree designs. Bottom edge of one side is left undecorated for 20 cm.

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