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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-279
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Chimaltenango
Patzicia
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 55.88 cm
Width: 121.92 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:200-C - Other Number

Description

Worn over the ordinary huipil of over the head, in two pieces with randa, red cotton with white stripe and green and yellow pin stripe.

As per Sigrid Meiers, "Warp: 43 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, red, white and blue cotton. Warp plain weave. No supplementary weft. 2 panels - 4 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

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