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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-138
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Momostenango
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 110 cm
Width: 65 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:75-A - Other Number

Description

White cotton warp, the ends with white weft, above are cross stripes of dark blue alternating with three thread pin stripes [blue yellow blue] on red ground.

As per Sigrid Meier: "Warp 21 single ply, Z-twist, 1 strand white cotton. Weft: white ends: 52 single ply, Z-twist, 1 strand white cotton, red, blue, yellow. 144 single ply, Z-twist, 1 strand. Weft faced plain weave. 1 panel, 2 selvedges."

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