University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameHuipil
Object Number:96-12-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Tactic
Pasmolon
Western Highlands
Culture Area: Central America
Maker: Dona Dorothea Cho'
Aminta Asig Cho'
Date Made: 1996
Early Date: 1996
Late Date: 1996
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Credit Line:Purchased from Ed Carter, 1996

Description

Woman's blouse known as "de venado" or "deer" design. Called a "medio de luto" (semi-mourning" due to the intrusion of small quantities of reds into the predominantly green/bluue palette. An "aarko" (zigzag design) at border; keej; pareja (couple); muula (horse/mule);tap (crab).


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