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Huipil

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Native NameHuipil
Object Number:98-23-3
Current Location: Mexico and Central America Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Chajul
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1920–1979 CE
Early Date: 1920
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk (uncertain)
Length: 61 cm
Width: 78 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham in commemoration of Pamela Jardine's retirement, 1998

Description

Two solid red cotton panels sewn at sides and down midline of front and back. Round neck openind. On one side (front?) across center are embroidered a bird, two cats, and two more birds. Across the back are two birds, a cat, and another bird. On each of the shoulders are two additional patches of embroidery.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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