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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-10-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of El Quiche
Nebaj
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1980-1985
Early Date: 1980
Late Date: 1985
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Metal
Length: 121 cm
Width: 80 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Ernest B. Sigg, 1999

Description

Huipil - 2 panels joined. White cotton ground; supplemental weft brocading in purple, green, yellow, orange, magenta cotton. Geometric, animal, people figures. Neckline embroidered in chain stick with 2 metal fasteners.

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