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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Chimaltenango
San Juan Comalapa
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 68.5 cm
Width: 113 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-31 - Old Loan Number

Description

Women's large blouse on brown cotton groundcloth. Multicolored supplementary weft patterning. Animal and chevron designs in between horizontal stripes of predominantly magenta, purple, white, blue, and green. Two white patterned horizontal stripes of supplementary weft at bottom. Solid stripe 11cm wide of red supplementary weft. Arm holes embroiderd in blue band. Sides sewn shut.

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