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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Linda Irrgang Collection of Latin American Textiles, 1980s

Mitzi Linn Collection of Latin American Textiles, 1980s

The Benson Latin American Collection

Textile Collections

at the Benson Latin American Collection



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Benson Latin American Collection
Title: Textile Collections at the Benson Latin American Collection
Dates: circa 1980s-1990s
Abstract: Collections of textiles held by the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection.
Call No.: BENSON-MS Miscellaneous Textile Collections
Extent: 2 collections
Language: English, Spanish
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents Note

Includes the Linda Irrgang Collection of Mesoamerican Textiles, and the Mitzi Linn Collection of Mesoamerican Textiles.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Indian art--Mexico
Document Types
Textiles
Personal Names
Irrgang, Linda.
Linn, Mitzi.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: [Individual Collection Title], Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Information of acquisition method not available.

Processing Information

Processing information not available.

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Box and Folder Inventory

Linda Irrgang Collection of Latin American Textiles, 1980s

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Dr. 24 1. Pillow, covered in Kuna mola, N.d.
2. Pillow, covered in red grounded, Chichicastenango-style panel, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, c.1984
[Originally was only the decorative portion, the pillow embellishment added by the collector.]
3. Pillow, covered in panel of white, cotton ground with brown geometric designs, N.d.
[Same as #2.]
4. Huipil, fringed; white cotton ground with blue vertical stripes; blue cotton center panel with multicolored vertical stripes, Oaxaca, c.1985
5. Huipil, white cotton ground, red vertical stripes, multicolored neck embellishment, Oxchuc, N.d.
6. Huipil, Chichacastenango-style, white cotton ground, red and blue geomentric designs across yok, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, mid-1980s
7. Huipil, white cotton ground, red vertical stripes with yellow cross hatching; multicolored sun burst motifs between stripes, San Andres Larrainzar, Chiapas area, N.d.
8. Woven panel, white cotton ground with red and black wool and synthetic threads forming geometric designs, from Magdalenas, Chiapas area, N.d.
9. Huipil, fringed; white cotton ground with green and bule designs and bird motifs, Lake Atlitán, mid-1980s
10. Huipil, white cotton ground with brown, green and yellow geometric designs, ceremonial Tzotzil huipil, Magdalena, Chiapas, mid-1980s
11. Rebozo, fringed; maroon cotton ground with blue and green vertical stripes, purple edges decorated with "z" designs, Chichicastenango, 1984
12. Rebozo; maroon cotton ground, multi-colored cotton and synthetic threads making horizontally-oriented motifs, ducks, dogs, geometric shapes, Lake Atlitlán area, Guatemala, 1984

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Mitzi Linn Collection of Latin American Textiles, 1980s

Box
1-2 1. Woman's belt, handwoven cotton, Tenejapa, near San Cristóbal, Chiapas, undated
2. Traditional woman's belt, handwoven cotton, San Juan Chamula, outside San Cristóbal de las Casas, collected 1984
3. Traditional woman's skirt, Bachajón area, between Ocosungo and Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico, undated
4. Blouse from Oaxaca, Mexico, undated
5. Guatemalan huipil, acqired in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, late 1980s-early 1990s
6. Traditional woman's huipil, felted wool, from Chamula. Gift of Kiki Suarez, 1980s
7. Chamula wedding dress, handwoven, 19th cent. style, collected in San Cristóbal de las Casas, 1984

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