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1950

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Huipil (Guatemala)

This is a Huipil. It is dated 1900–1950 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is cotton and its technique is warp-faced plain weave with supplementary weft; embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Charles F. Iklé. It is credited Gift of Charles Iklé.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 123.5 x 61 cm (48 5/8 x 24 in.)

Cite this object as

Huipil (Guatemala); cotton; Warp x Weft: 123.5 x 61 cm (48 5/8 x 24 in.); Gift of Charles Iklé; 1955-44-12

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