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Blouse (Huipil)

A work made of cotton and silk floss; plain weave formed by single warp, double and triple wefts; with supplementary brocading and patetrning wefts; neck opening embroidered in buttonhole stitch in silk floss; two widths joined.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk floss; plain weave formed by single warp, double and triple wefts; with supplementary brocading and patetrning wefts; neck opening embroidered in buttonhole stitch in silk floss; two widths joined.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
Probably San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango, Guatemala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Blouse (Huipil)

Date

Made 1901–1950

Medium

Cotton and silk floss; plain weave formed by single warp, double and triple wefts; with supplementary brocading and patetrning wefts; neck opening embroidered in buttonhole stitch in silk floss; two widths joined

Dimensions

59.1 × 105.4 cm (23 1/4 × 41 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.760

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