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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1955

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, wool; plain weave, embroidery
Size: 35 x 35 1/2 in. (88.9 x 90.2 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Guatemala, Sololá, Santa Clara La Laguna
Culture: Maya, North America, Guatemala, Sololá
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Two panel huipil joined with slit neck opening; bright pink randa extends 2/3rds of way down center seam; indigo ground with pink embroidery at neck and side seams.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard Simmons
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009