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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:78-9-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 68.6 cm
Width: 81.3 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1978

Description

Machine made white cotton. Square neckline and puffed short sleeves. Yoke decorated with machine embroidered floral designs in white cotton thread. Yoke bordered in ribbon embroidered with blue floral designs. Frill of chiffon like material amd gatered at yoke runs around garment.. this is also machine embroidered with floral designs. Similar embroidery on cuffs.

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