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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-46
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Sacatepequez
Santo Domingo Xenacoj
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 68.5 cm
Width: 99 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-46 - Old Loan Number

Description

Blouse on red cotton grouncloth in two panels, sides open. Vertical stripes blue, yellow, and brown embroidery are acommpanied by light blue, purple, magenta, and pink embroidered stripes running vertically along the center randa. Center seam covered in multicolored embroidery. Multicolored supplementary weft at top of blouse in square pattern and horizontal stripe. Multicolored embroidery around neck.

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