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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:2014-19-117
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Nahuala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 98.2 cm
Width: 102 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-117 - Old Loan Number

Description

Plain white cotton background, multicolored supplementary weft geometric patterns along shoulders and at arm holes, embroidered stylized monkeys and birds at shoulders. Made up of two panels of cotton cloth. Predominantly red design.

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