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Weaving

Woman's blouse (huipil) used as veil. Supplementary weft patterning. Top half zig-zags, stars, birds in purples and yellow silk; lower half with geometric designs and birds in white cotton. White cotton plain weave foundation cloth. Neckband embroidered with flowers. Constructed of three panels...

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Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Guatemalan (Queztaltenango), 1930s

Object Place

Queztaltenango, Guatemala

Accession Number

1983.378

Medium or Technique

Cotton; weaving

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes