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Blouse (Huipil)

A work made of cotton; plain weave formed by paired warps and wefts; with supplementary brocading wefts in cotton and silk floss.

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  • A work made of cotton; plain weave formed by paired warps and wefts; with supplementary brocading wefts in cotton and silk floss.

Date:

1930/39

Artist:

Maya
Possibly Tactic, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Blouse (Huipil)

Place

Guatemala (Object made in)

Date

Made 1930–1939

Medium

Cotton; plain weave formed by paired warps and wefts; with supplementary brocading wefts in cotton and silk floss

Dimensions

48.9 × 105.4 cm (19 1/4 × 41 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.693

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