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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1965

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's blouse (Huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton; supplementary weft patterning, appliqué, embroidery
Size: 21 3/8 x 32 5/16in. (54.3 x 82.1cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Santo Domingo Xenacoj
Culture: Maya, North America, Central America, Guatemala, Chimaltenango
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Tag Lender's info tag, sewn inside back of collar
Physical Description: Two panel huipil with square cut neck opening; red ground cloth with thin stripes in brown, blue, yellow and purple; randa extends down entire center seam; open on sides; pair of brocaded birds, predominantly in purple, on front and back below collar with
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard Simmons
Accession Number: 98.273.65
Added to Site: February 28, 2009