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Woman's blouse (huipil)

Guatemalan


Dimensions

97 x 173 cm (38 3/16 x 68 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.73 x .97

Accession Number

16.175

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton across which are woven with red cotton rows of birds with diamonds springing from their wings, separated by zigzag lines of geometrical forms, in one are figures Ss, in the other groups of bars and diamonds. Through the middle is a stripe of geometrical ornament woven with yellow silk and violet and red cotton. Woven like brocade and according to the early traditions.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection