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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-127
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutuhil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1960s
Early Date: 1960
Late Date: 1969
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 76.9 cm
Width: 72.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-127 - Old Loan Number

Description

Base pattern of vertical purple and white stripes overlaid with horizontal embroidered "X" pattern in rows of hot pink, green, black, light blue, orange, dark blue (repeated), embroidered horizontal bands of stylized birds and plants across shoulders and below head opening. Burgundy cotton ribbon on neck edge.

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