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  • Shipibo-Conibo peoples
  • blouse, 1998
  • Where object was made: Pucallpa/Peruvian Amazon, Peru
  • cloth, appliqué
  • Object Height/Width: 51 x 134 cm width is cuff to cuff
    Object Height/Width: 20 1/16 x 52 3/4 in width is cuff to cuff
  • Gift of Bartholomew Dean and Michelle McKinley
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6737

The long sleeved blouse has no collar. It is yellow with a red ruffle on the yoke, and a thin blue and white stripe at the top of the ruffle. There is a wide red and blue band at the bottom front of the shirt. There are thin stripes in red, white, yellow, blue-green, and black that divide the yellow from the red stripe. There is a thin red and white band between the wide blue and white stripes. The opening is on the proper right side of the neck hole.