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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Chimaltenango
Tecpan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 70.3 cm
Width: 139.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-24 - Old Loan Number

Description

Outer huipil. Women's blouse of natural brown cotton. Two panels stitched together of alternating wide and narrow stripes of red, yellow, and blue. Horizontal bands of multicolored supplementary weft in diamond, bird and zigzag designs. The neck is edged with purple ribbon with flowers on it.

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