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Woman's blouse (Huipil)

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Artist Unknown (Maya, K'iche')

Date

1955

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's blouse (Huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya, K'iche')
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, silk; embroidery
Size: 26 x 33 1/4 in. (66.0 x 84.5 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Zunil
Culture: Maya, K'iche', North America, Central America, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Two panel huipil with square-cut neck opening; randa extends half way down the central seam on front and back; embroidery at neck; white ground with narrow purple warp stripes and thin multicolored stripes interspersed throughout; wide white borders at ou
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons
Accession Number: 97.189.25
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009