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Huipil

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Huipil. Warp-faced plain weave. Red ground with polychrome warp stripes with a 6" embroidered band of polychrome floral motifs encircling the neck opening; seams overcast in polychrome cotton and rayon(?). Condition: very good.

Provenance

Accepted as a Year-End Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Guatemalan (Sumpango), 20th century

Object Place

Sumpango, Guatemala

Dimensions

53 x 96.5 cm (20 7/8 x 38 in.)

Accession Number

1992.581

Medium or Technique

Cotton, rayon(?); warp-faced plain weave, embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes