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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-353
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 86 cm
Width: 79 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:280 - Other Number

Description

Incomplete front, V shaped neck, woven on wide loom, faded blue and white warp pattern, narrow plain white stripes, figured stripes of two birds facing a flower with backs to a tree, other figured stripes of flowers and conventualized vines.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - one selvedge. Treadle loom."

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