Blouse (Huipil)

A work made of cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan and cross stitches; appliquéd with cellulose acetate, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain stitches; metal buttons.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan and cross stitches; appliquéd with cellulose acetate, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain stitches; metal buttons.

Date:

1924/50

Artist:

Maya
San Tomás Chichicastenango, Quiché, Guatemala

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Artist

Maya

Title

Blouse (Huipil)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

1900–1950

Medium

Cotton and silk, plain weave with patterning and brocading wefts; joined with cotton in cretan and cross stitches; appliquéd with cellulose acetate, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain stitches; metal buttons

Dimensions

72.1 x 87 cm (28 3/8 x 34 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Claire Zeisler

Reference Number

1953.301

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