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Woman's overblouse (Sobre-huipil)

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Artist Unknown (Maya)

Date

c. 1940-1950

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's overblouse (Sobre-huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton; supplementary weft patterning, embroidery
Size: 29 1/2 x 46 in. (74.93 x 116.84 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Chimaltenango, Santa Apolonia
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, Chimaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: the embroidery (brocade) on back is likely to be teaching or practice by a child; beige ground with red and yellow warp stripes with embroidery (birds); neckline and armholes embroidered blue, red, yellow
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2004.169.99
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009