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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:96-10-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 79 cm
Width: 99 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maude de Schauensee and Mrs. Howard Lewis in memory of their parents Williamina and Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1996

Description

Huipil. Three loosely woven cotton panels, white. Side panels registers of diamond and animals, embroidered/woven. Center panel, register of animals, chevrons, flamed zigzags. Area in center of central panel undecorated, uncut for neck opening.

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