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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-109
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santa Clara La Laguna
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 78.8 cm
Width: 81.6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-109 - Old Loan Number

Description

Ceremonial huipil. Women's blouse made of three panels of white cotton cloth with center, chest, and back decorated with supplementary weft designs predominantly magenta, with bird and human forms. Pink silk ribbon attached at neck. Seams are stitiched with pink embroidery stitching. Side seams are closed.

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