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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-126
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutuhil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1944
Early Date: 1944
Late Date: 1944
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 83 cm
Width: 86.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-126 - Old Loan Number

Description

Narrow vertical bands of dark purple and orange (pattern is 2 purple, 1 orange, 2 purple, 1 orange, 2 purple) on two panels of white cotton groudcloth, three horizontal bands of supplementary weft geometric and stylized animals below head opening, embroidered half circles and triangles around head opening.

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