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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:96-12-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Tactic
Pasmolon
Western Highlands
Culture Area: Central American
Maker: Dona Dorothea Cho'
Aminta Asig Cho'
Date Made: 1995
Early Date: 1995
Late Date: 1995
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 103 cm
Width: 95 cm
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/blue palette. An "aarko" (zigzag design) at border; keej; pareja (couple); muula (horse/mule);tap (crab).

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