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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1980

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, acrylic; discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
Size: 25 x 42 3/16 in. (63.5 x 107.2 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Santiago Chimaltenango
Culture: Maya, North America, Central America, Guatemala, Huehuetenango
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Tag Lender's info tag, sewn inside back of collar
Physical Description: One panel huipil. Red with grid pattern in pink, blue, green, yellow, purple and white; small geometric brocade designs at shoulders, front of chest and top of sleeves; short gathered sleeves with banded cuffs and band at collar.Everyday huipil.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard Simmons
Accession Number: 98.273.60
Added to Site: February 28, 2009