blouse

Woman's huipil (blouse), 3 panels sewn together of which the two outside panels are commercially woven red, green, and blue striped material: the centre panel, probably from an older huipil, is hand spun, warp-faced, and with bands of tightly woven, brocaded patterns. The ground colour is red and the brocading colours (mercerised cotton) oranges, pinks, blues yellows, and greens. The square-necked collar has been sewn in position with the distinctive rick-rack patterns machined on afterwards.

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