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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-118O
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 96 cm
Width: 103 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:118O - Other Number

Description

White cotton, leno weave, brocaded with figures and trees, three panels sewn together.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 3 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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