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Woman´s huipil from Chinantla Baja

China poblana

OAXACA

Ethnic Group: Chinantec

Donated by Angeles López-Portillo de Stiteler

Huipil, ca. 1980-1995

Huipil of three pieces woven on a backstrap loom of synthetic black wool with strips of woven symbols of birds, corn, and other images in bright synthetic wool. The pieces are divided by a blue satin ribbon. An orange satin collar of triangles surrounds the at the neck with two satin ribbons trailing down the back. Sewn by hand. 2018.18

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