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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Totonicapan
Santa Maria Chiquimula
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 90.5 cm
Width: 111.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-14 - Old Loan Number

Description

Rectangular shawl of navy blue cotton coth with narrow vertical white stripes. Central band embroidered in alternating orange, magenta, gold, and purple. Zigzag embroidery in orange and purple along weft edges.

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