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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1995

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; discontinuous supplementary weft patterning
Size: 28 1/2 x 25 1/2 in. (72.39 x 64.77 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Baja Verapaz, San Miguel Chicaj
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, Baja Verapaz
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: One-panel huipil; round neckline; brown warp? with yellow vertical stripes, red warp-faced; geometric designs, horizontal and vertical zigzags, in purple, green, blue and yellow, brocaded in the two-faced brocading technique; 4 selvedge ends; collar made
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2001.262.29
Added to Site: February 28, 2009