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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:84-32-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Momostenango
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1900-1984
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1984
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 406 cm
Width: 59 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. H. Gates Lloyd, 1984

Description

Huipil panel. Red and black stripes on natural ground.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp 20, single ply, Z-twist, 1 strand white cotton. Weft: white, 70 single ply, Z-twist, 1 strand white cotton. Black and red: 52 single ply, Z-twist, 2 strand cotton. Weft faced plain weave. 1 panel, 2 selvedges."

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