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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:93-20-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Solola
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Length: 83.5 cm
Width: 141.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. and Mrs. David Wenger, 1993

Description

Ceremonial Huipil-Cofradia.Red cotton with central hole for head.Two embroidery panels around hole. Supplementary weft motives-pale green,pale yellow,magenta,purple and kelly green.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 76/2 singles z-twist. Weft: 22 2 singles z-twist red and light yellow stripes. Supplementary weft 2-faced. backstrap."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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