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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)



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
Size: 25 x 33 in. (63.5 x 83.82 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, El Quiché, Santa María Nebaj
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, El Quiché
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: four woven panels, white with brightly colored geometric design covering all but bottom 5-6"; sewn together at sides and at two center seams; square neckline cut from front and back and set in with braid and scallop design with side slit and two snaps on
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2005.136.106
Added to Site: March 1, 2009