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Object Name Huipil
Date mid-20th century?
Description Huipil with red embroidery around the yoke and along the arms. Tzotzil motif is embroidery but looks like their weaving.
Object ID 2012.18.34
Provenance Mexico.
According to the donor, the people of Bochil, Chiapas moved from the highlands to warmer climes and adapted their traditional heavier woven huipiles to use a lighter weight cotton.