Blouse (Huipil)

A work made of cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts and bands of warp chevron twill weave; joined with cotton and silk in double running stitches.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts and bands of warp chevron twill weave; joined with cotton and silk in double running stitches.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
Possibly San Martín Sacatepéquez, Quezaltenango, Guatemala

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Artist

Maya

Title

Blouse (Huipil)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

1901–1950

Medium

Cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts and bands of warp chevron twill weave; joined with cotton and silk in double running stitches

Dimensions

157.2 x 99.1 cm (61 7/8 x 39 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.747

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