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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-40
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 58.1 cm
Width: 124.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014

Description

Ceremonial huipil. White and purple striped cloth, made of three panels. Shoulder area covered in supplementary weft, purple and red. The neck is edged in blue silk ribbon and a circular medallionis attached just below the neck on front and back. The side seams are stitched.

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