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This is the eleventh in a series of images, PHIL 16989 through 17013, depicting a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Library and Information Center (PHLIC) exhibit entitled, Bringing the World Home: CDC’s Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) Celebrate Peace Corps Week 02/23/14 – 03/01/14. You are looking at a colorful garment is known as a huipil, and represents a typical dress worn by Mayan women in the Guatemalan municipality of San Martin, Jilotepeque. These huipiles are adorned with multicolored patterns that are specific to the pueblo, or village in which they originated. The item was acquired by RPCV, Sara Andrist during her tour as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala from 2000-2002.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sara Andrist; Victoria Burchfield, MLIS
Creation Date: 2014
Photo Credit: Victoria Burchfield, MLIS
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