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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-125
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutuhil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1920
Early Date: 1910
Late Date: 1929
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 94.7 cm
Width: 117.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-125 - Old Loan Number

Description

Large women's blouse of two panels of white cotton groundcloth. Overall checkerboard pattern against white background (vertical red and yellow strips, horizontal pik stripes), embroiderey around head opening (pink silk ribbon in half circle, four triangles).

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