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Wedding blouse (huipil)


Maria Sanchez de la Cruz


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Wedding blouse (huipil), Maria Sanchez de la Cruz
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton, feathers
Size: 44 3/16 x 36 1/4in. (112.2 x 92.1cm)
Creation Place: North America, Mexico, Highlands region, Chiapas, San Lorenzo Zinacantán
Culture: North America, Mexico, Highlands region, Chiapas
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Tag dealer'S tag, at neck
Physical Description: white fabric shirt without sleeves; decorated with wide embroidered trim at bottom edge in multicolored geometric designs; bars of multicolored embroidered rectangles and triangles at neck, chest and sides; feathers at chest and bottom edge
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons
Accession Number: 2000.136
Artist: Maria Sanchez de la Cruz
Role: Weaver
Added to Site: February 28, 2009