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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1965

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; supplementary weft patterning
Size: 23 3/16 x 28 11/16 in. (58.9 x 72.9 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, San Marcos, San Antonio Sacatepéquez
Culture: Maya, North America, Central America, Guatemala, San Marcos
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Tag Lender's info tag, sewn inside back of collar
Physical Description: Two panel huipil with slit neck opening; red velvet faces neck and armholes; red ground cloth, heavily brocaded upper portion; multicolored geometric patterns on main body and flowers at shoulders; front has white 'dots' in lower section; lower section at
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard Simmons
Accession Number: 98.273.64
Added to Site: February 28, 2009