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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-270
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Tecpan
Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1930–1951 CE
Early Date: 1930
Late Date: 1951
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:190-A - Other Number

Description

worn loose over refajo, even the hands are nor put through the slits but come out under the huipil, in two pieces, natural brown cotton with red and yellow pin stripes bordered with yellow or blue, embroidered single figured,[ V's rhombs serrated diamonds etc] inn rows, rose green purple white blue and yellow silk, neck bound with commercial blue ribbon

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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