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Huipil

Native NameHuipil De Luta
Object Number:85-2-36
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Zunil
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 132 cm
Width: 105 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:36 - Other Number

Description

Mourning huipil, two panels loosely stitched together, geometric brocading, neck not yet opened.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, 3 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominently plain weave. Supplementary weft, single faced and 2 faced. 2 panels, 4 selvedges each."

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