|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Quezaltenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1933|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||XXXVI-A - Other Number|
Huipil in two pieces with complicated cat stitch randa. Made of cotton with red and white stripes. Upper part embroidered in bands with red and purple cotton and yellow silk in leaf and chequer design.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 54 epi, single ply, Z twist, striped, white is two strands and red is three strands. Weft: 21 ppi, single ply, Z twist, white is three strands and red is three strands. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Two panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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