|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Jose Nacahuil
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|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:||106 - Other Number|
Huipil of two panels joined together. Neck uncut. Natural cotton with multicolored brocading of stylized animal figures and geometric borders. One selvedge is green and another is black.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 21 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced for the animal figures and single faced for the geometric borders. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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