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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-71A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1908
Early Date: 1908
Late Date: 1908
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 89 cm
Width: 48 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:71A - Other Number

Description

One section, white ground with red stripes, blue brocading in geometric and bird design.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 34 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, white and red cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced blue. Single faced yellow and lavender silk. 1 panel - 2 selvedges."

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