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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-70
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
Colotenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 53 cm
Width: 117.9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-70 - Old Loan Number

Description

Women's blouse made of three panels of cotton ground cloth of predominantly white and red stripes. Seams covered in yellow, green, magenta, and purple embroidery. Center and shoulders covered in supplementary weft predominantly red with small diamond motifs. Neck edge and arms embroidered in alternating green, white purple and blue. Sides sewn together.

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