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Blouse (huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya, Kaqchikel)


c. 1980

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
Size: 23 x 27 in. (58.42 x 68.58 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Highlands region, Sacatepéquez, San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Cackchiquel
Culture: Maya, Kaqchikel, Guatemala, Highlands region, Sacatepéquez
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Two-panel huipil; full brocade in horizontal geometric patterns; supplementary weft patterning on sholders; Magenta ground cloth with patterning in many colors; design of flowers fruit, birds, and foliage in blue, rose, yellow and black; blue velvet edges
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2002.280.48
Added to Site: February 28, 2009