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Blouse (huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya, Kaqchikel)


c. 1970

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Blouse (huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya, Kaqchikel)
Blouse (huipil): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, synthetic
Size: 22 1/2 x 27 1/2 in. (57.2 x 69.8 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Highlands region, Sacatepéquez, San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Culture: Maya, Kaqchikel, North America, Central America, Guatemala, Highlands region, Sacatepéquez
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: two panel huipil; supplementary weft patterning on red ground cloth with applied red velvet at neck opening and armholes; geometric patterns cover entire garment, primarily diamonds, chevrons and zigzags, separated by stripes of plain weave; designs in or
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Roberta and Richard Simmons
Accession Number: 88.103.29
Added to Site: February 28, 2009