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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-83
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomam
Provenience: Guatemala
Mixco
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 72 cm
Width: 45 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:83 - Other Number

Description

One panel of a huipil made of white cotton with a red center stripe. Brocading in blue, yellow, red and pale lavender.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weft. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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