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Woman's blouse (Huipil)

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Artist Unknown (Maya)

Date

1930-1940

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, silk; supplementary weft patterning, embroidery
Size: 24 x 51 in. (61.0 x 129.5 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Santa Apolonia
Culture: Maya, North America, Guatemala, Chimaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Two panel huipil with v-cut neck opening; brown cotton ground with narrow white stripe; supplementary weft patterning (? embroidery?) in purple, pink, yellow, green; designs include bird figures, rayed diamonds, chevrons.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons
Accession Number: 97.189.28
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009