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Woman's blouse (huipil)

Mexican
early 20th century


Object Place: Amusgo villages in Oaxaca, Mexico

Dimensions

Center back: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1983.381

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s blouse (huipil) of natural brown cotton with paired white bands and bands of supplementary weft (red bands and four color geometric design). Constructed of three panels, and center panel yoke is solidly patterned with zig-zag and diamond motifs. Green and orange stain ribbons applied to seams. Around neckband yellow and purple ribbons.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers