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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Nebaj
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 67 cm
Width: 99 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Huipil with white ground, two panels. Brocading in multicolor. Animals, people, plants, geometric motifs. Neck bound with commercial fabric and embroidered in chain stitch. Hem machine stitches with zig-zag line.

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