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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-94
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Ostuncalco
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 160 cm
Width: 42 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:52 - Other Number

Description

One panel, white cotton upper part with woven cross stripes of alternating dark blue and yellow bounding band of blue cotton embroidery of deer, little ducks and plant designs on the white.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave (basket weave) supplemental weft: 2 faced. 1 panel - 2 selvedges."

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