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Woman's waist (huipil)

Two pieces of heavy white cotton with red selvedges sewed together. Woven through the middle of the pieces are bands and zigzag lines of dark blue and violet cotton. Woven like brocade and according to the early traditions.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Guatemalan, 1915

Accession Number

16.186

Medium or Technique

Cotton

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes