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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-123
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Tactic
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 98 cm
Width: 98 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Green cotton with white brocade, diamond, animal, people, three panels, unfinished. Horizontal bands of diamonds, animals and people.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, green cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, green cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplemental weft: two faced. 3 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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