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Woman's blouse (Huipil)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1965

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Woman's blouse (Huipil), Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton; supplementary weft patterning, embroidery, appliqué
Size: 32 x 39 1/4 in. (81.3 x 99.7 cm)
Creation Place: North America, Central America, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango
Culture: Maya, North America, Central America, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Tag Lender's info tag, sewn at neck
Physical Description: White cotton with brocaded bird, feathered serpent and plant designs on top 1/2 in purple, green, black, blue and yellow; striped embroidered randas across shoulders and joining sections of fabric in yellow, green, maroon, purple and red; floral embroider
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard Simmons
Accession Number: 98.273.66
Added to Site: February 28, 2009