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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-118H
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 292 cm
Width: 32 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

Single width of huipil material. White cotton gauze with white brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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