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Woman's blouse (Huipil)

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Artist Unknown (Maya, Kekchí)

Date

c. 1990

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's blouse (Huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya, Kekchí)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton; supplementary weft patterning
Size: 19 1/2 x 38 in. (49.53 x 96.52 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Alta Verapaz, Tamahú
Culture: Maya, Kekchí, Guatemala, Alta Verapaz
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: three white paneled huipil woven on a back strap loom; brocaded with vertical zigzag brocaded lightning designs (blue, purple and green stripes); yellow dots spread on the purple background represent human eyes in the darkness
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2004.169.89
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009