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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-29A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Chajul
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 59 cm
Width: 87 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

One of two huipils. Red ground 2 panels joined by machine. Row of large birds across chest and shoulders. 2 squares of checkerboard on each shoulder. All brocaded. Neck cut round, sewn by machine. 1 white machine stitched below neckline front.

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