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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-242
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Todos Santos Cuchumatan
Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1930–1951 CE
Early Date: 1930
Late Date: 1951
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Wool
Iconography:Geometric Pattern
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

three panel, red and white striped cotton, wool embroidery in geometric motifs in magenta orange green purple red and white, appliqued fabric bordering neck opening with commercial rick rack in magenta and green

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Silent Language of Guatemalan Textiles (1985 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition
Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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