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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:98-23-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Almolonga
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1990
Early Date: 1990
Late Date: 1990
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 97 cm
Width: 70 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham in commemoration of Pamela Jardine's retirement, 1998

Description

Six pieces of cloth sewn at sides, center, and horizontal midline. The bottom four pieces of cloth are red. The top two are embroidered in a honeycomb pattern with yellow and white honeycomb with diagonal rays of color inside. Colors include orange, green, purple, blue. Short diagonal lines in yellow, red and blue at the bottom of one of the lower red panels.

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