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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:70-13-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Chajul
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 87 cm
Width: 66 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Ceremonial huipil for Cofradia; for unmarried girl. Done on belt loom. cotton, two breadths. Red pin stripe on white background. Sparse brocaded animal design motifs. Purple silk embroidery around entire neck.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Silent Language of Guatemalan Textiles (1985 - 1986) View Objects in Exhibition

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