|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Antonio Las Flores
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||138-A - Other Number|
White cotton huipil of two pieces with center seam sewn but no randa. Sides not sewn and neck not cut. Brocaded in bands of zigzag designs and units of modified diamonds. Red, green, lavender and yellow cotton. Purple and deep rose silk. Red selvedges.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 45 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced, shoulder band is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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