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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-355
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 161 cm
Width: 92 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:282 - Other Number

Description

Trade huipil woven on a wide loom. Neck not cut. White cotton with brocaded gold, red and purple cotton bands. Woven designs of red and purple cotton and gold silk in bands of small birds, flowers and geometric forms.

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