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Two huipil halves not sewn together (one of two)

Indigo cotton warp, indigo cotton and polychrome silk weft yarns. Design of nine polychrome and solid silk bands separated by indigo cotton bands; center band with eight-sided stars circumscribed by diamond outlines.

Credit Line

Gift of Frances McFadden

Guatemalan, early 20th century

Object Place

Dept. Sacatepequez, San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Guatemala

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton; weaving


Textiles and Fashion Arts