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Blouse (Huipil)

A work made of cotton and silk floss; plain weave; with supplementary brocading and patterning wefts; three panels joined.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk floss; plain weave; with supplementary brocading and patterning wefts; three panels joined.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
Possibly Acatenango, Chimaltenango or San Antonio Nejapa, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Blouse (Huipil)

Place

Guatemala (Object made in)

Date

Made 1901–1950

Medium

Cotton and silk floss; plain weave; with supplementary brocading and patterning wefts; three panels joined

Dimensions

57.8 × 85.1 cm (22 3/4 × 33 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.759

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