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Wedding Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-97
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Length: 77 cm
Width: 95 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Wedding Huipil. White cotton ground. Lower half in overshod design (unusual). Upper half has silk and cotton brocading. Lace and ribbon rosettes around the neck and armholes. Three panels sewn together vertically. Horizontal stripe design on upper section only in yellow and purple.

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