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Object #2006-86/532
Object nameHuipil
Culture of OriginChinantec, Usila, Oaxaca State, Mexico
MaterialsCotton Cloth, Thread, Dark Purple, Pink, Yellow, Red, Light Blue, Light Purple, Orange, Light Orange, Dark Green, Purple, Dark Blue, Green, Painted, Dye, Purple, Ribbon, Pink, Blue, Red, White, Purple, Maroon, Green, Yellow, Dark Blue, Lace, White, rick-rack, Blue
TechniquesFour Selvedge Cloth, Dyed, Machine Sewn, Appliqued, Plain Weave, Gauze Weave, Supplementary Weft, Weft Faced
Exhibit LabelHuipils are decorated to represent cultural identity. Their designs can distinguish group, village, and even weaver. Today, younger women may wear commercial blouses or huipils not associated with their family or village.
DimensionsL: 36 in, W: 27 x 35.5 in
SourceMs. Leslie Grace
CreditLeslie Grace Collection


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