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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1980

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: 19 1/4 x 25 in. (48.9 x 63.5 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Escuintlá, Palín
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, Escuintlá
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: one-paneled white cotton huipil with wide red bands on both sides; zoomorphic and geometric brocaded designs; red, purple, blue, yellow, green, orange, turquoise, pink
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2001.262.23
Added to Site: February 28, 2009