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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Blouse
Huipil
Object Number:42-35-417
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chuj
Provenience: Guatemala
San Mateo Ixtatan
Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 79 cm
Width: 57 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:341 - Other Number

Description

Modern white cotton huipil of one piece seamed on shoulders and one side. Width of material is the lenth of the huipil. Horizontal band covering the line where the seam was in the older style, with imitation faggot on the wrong side. Cutout round neck with embroidered sun disc of plain and rayed bands. Embroidered figures, boys, birds and plants in red, rose, green, orange, yellow and peach cotton.

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