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Object #2006-86/132
Object nameHuipil
Culture of OriginZacualpa, Quiche Department, Guatemala
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Red, Thread, Purple, Green, Blue, Pink, White, Black, Orange, Tassel
TechniquesPlain Weave, Soumak Weave, Randa Stitch, Braided
Exhibit LabelThe huipil is one of the most important pieces of classic Mayan clothing. Its designs tell who the weaver was, where the weaver is from, and other information about they cultural identity.
DimensionsL: 27.2 in, W: 33.2 in
SourceMs. Leslie Grace
CreditLeslie Grace Collection

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