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Huipil

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Native NameHuipil
Object Number:70-13-33
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Chuj
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
San Mateo Ixtatan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1920–1979 CE
Early Date: 1920
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 59 cm
Width: 81 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Cotton huipil made of white, cantel cloth. Almost completely covered by solid embroidery of star forms and less distinct outlines radiating outward. Predominantly red, multicolor cotton brocade of small birds and branch at bottom.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Silent Language of Guatemalan Textiles (1985 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition
Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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