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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:99-23-112
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Maya (Central American Culture)
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Rayon
Length: 66 cm
Width: 84 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Huipil of three panels, two of which have four selvedges and one which has three selvedges. Brown cotton ground with geometric and floral designs in purple, blue, yellow, green and pink. Neck cut round and embroidered with chain stitching in purple and orange on black velvet. Sun design. Arm holes trimmed with black velvet.

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