logo
OPEN TODAY 10 AM – 5 PM

Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:66-34-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 123 cm
Width: 39 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number:A-11 - Other Number

Description

Dark blue plain weave cotton. Two breadths. Silk and cotton single faced overlay brocading; [lavender, purple, green, white, yellow, red, black, light blue]; design units: strips of geometric elements: chevrons, diamonds, dots, triangles, bars.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, 3 single. Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental Weft: single faced. Snaps on back."

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.