Huipil (Guatemala), 1900–1950

Undyed cotton huipil with triple warps and triple wefts. Group of narrow stripes up center front and back formed by joined inner selvages. Deep band of brocaded and embroidered decoration across shoulders. Bands of zigzags, serpentines, and S-shapes in bright red and soft purple with smaller areas of yellow, pink, blue and green. Broad purple selvage on outer edge. Widely spaced stripes of rosettes and diamonds.

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