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1920

  • Work on this object began.

1930

  • Work on this object ended.

1959

  • We acquired this object.

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Huipil (Guatemala)

This is a Huipil. It is dated ca. 1925 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is cotton, wool, rayon and its technique is warp-faced plain weave with supplementary discontinuous weft patterning. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Cole Younger. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Cole Younger.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 90 x 89.5 cm (35 7/16 x 35 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Huipil (Guatemala); cotton, wool, rayon; H x W: 90 x 89.5 cm (35 7/16 x 35 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Cole Younger; 1959-109-2

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