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Man's ceremonial shirt (camisa)


Artist Unknown (Maya)


c. 1955

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Man's ceremonial shirt (camisa), Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton, silk; supplementary weft patterning
Size: 22 3/4 x 59 in. (57.8 x 149.9 cm) (from sleeve end to end)
Creation Place: North America, Guatemala, Guatemala, San Juan Sacatepéquez
Culture: Maya, North America, Guatemala, Guatemala
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Shirt made of brown cotton, said to be ixcaco, with narrow natural white stripes; narrow bands of silk supplementary weft patterning at ends of sleeves and at hem in pink, magenta, yellow, green and white.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons
Accession Number: 97.189.31a
Added to Site: February 28, 2009