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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:91-36-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Chimaltenango
Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Locus: Unfinished
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 79 cm
Width: 41 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

Description

One panel cut at both ends. Weft brocaded stripes and block patterns in black, green, purple, yellow, blue and orange.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi single Z-twist white cotton. Weft: 34 ppi two singles Z-twist white cotton. Plain weave. Supplementary weft: two-faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

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