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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria De Jesus
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Rayon
Length: 63 cm
Width: 62 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Huipil made of two panels. Coarsely woven white background completely covered with brocading except 16cm along the bottom. Colors: magenta, blue, green, pink and white cotton and pink silk. Square neck with slit finished with a magenta velvet band, which also lines the arm holes.

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