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Huipil

Guatemalan
mid 20th century


Accession Number

2018.3733

Medium or Technique

cotton plain weave with wool embroidery

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

White tunic huipil embroidered with polychrome animal motifs

Provenance

Between about 1962 and 1989, acquired by Emanuel Balkin and Lorraine Balkin (b. 1930 - d. 2017) for Décor International, Boston; 2018, gift of Emanuel Balkin to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 12, 2018)

NOTE: Emanuel and Lorraine Balkin founded and operated the gallery Décor International from 1962 until 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Emanuel Balkin