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Huipil, Part Of Woman's Clothing Set

Catalog Data

Collector:
Mr. R A. Horton  Search this
Elvira Aldana  Search this
Donor Name:
Mr. R A. Horton  Search this
Width - Object:
98 cm
Length - Object:
76.5 cm
Culture:
Mam Maya  Search this
Object Type:
Huipil
Place:
San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos, Guatemala, Central America
Accession Date:
15 Feb 1991
Collection Date:
1956 to 1983
Notes:
PART OF FOUR PIECE WOMAN'S CLOTHING SET CATALOGUED AS 426476-426479. HUIPIL CONSTRUCTED OF THREE WEBS OF UNDYED COTTON. TOP HALF COVERED WITH GOLD, PURPLE, AND MAGENTA AS WELL AS SOME TEAL BROCADED DESIGNS. DESIGNS INCLUDE DIAMONDS, GOLD AND PURPLE TREES, AND FEATHER SERPENT (ELABORATE HORIZONTAL ZIGZAGS). NECKLINE AND ARM OPENINGS ARE TRIMMED IN SYNTHETIC LACE AND A BAND OF LAVENDER AND GOLD FABRIC TAPE. SEWN ATOP EACH SHOULDER AND BENEATH THE NECKLINE ON FRONT AND BACK ARE LAVENDER, PEACH, AND WHITE FLOWERS OF SYNTHETIC FABRIC. BOTTOM HALF IS COVERED IN BROCADED DESIGN OF UNDYED COTTON DIAMONDS. SPOTTY STAINS ON HUIPIL.
Record Last Modified:
23 Feb 2022
Specimen Count:
1
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
387111
USNM Number:
E426476-0
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33ea5b01f-1a15-4553-a7f1-cec954980692
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8459453