|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Department of Sacatepequez
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||156-A - Other Number|
Huipil in two pieces finished without a randa. Made of black cotton almost completely covered by brocaded geometric designs in red, yellow, lavender, green, blue and white cotton and green, deep rose, and purple silk. Multicolored dots along the lower border.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 58 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, three singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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