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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-45
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Cristobal Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 87 cm
Width: 85 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:45 - Other Number

Description

Adult, side seams not sewn, round neck, heavy unbleached cotton, embroidered hand work to a depth of 14cm around neck, front and back, floral design in magenta, purple, green, blue, orange and red, neck edge finished with button hole stitch in greed, garment fabric in two pieces stitched together in self thread, cotton, treadle loom material.

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