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Woman's blouse (Huipil)

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Artist Unknown (Maya, Kaqchikel)

Date

c. 1950

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's blouse (Huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya, Kaqchikel)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, silk; discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
Size: 24 3/4 x 39 1/4 in. (62.87 x 99.7 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Chimaltenango, San Juan Comalapa
Culture: Maya, Kaqchikel, North America, Central America, Guatemala, Chimaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Two-panel huipil with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning; brown ground; three multicolored bands in order; geometric zoomorphic figures, flowers, animals with plants; red bands across shoulders. Pattern bands are separated by multicolored separat
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 94.106.17
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009