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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-49
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Chiquimula
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 90 cm
Width: 108 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:49 - Other Number

Description

Two panels, cotton, navy ground with red and white stripes, neckline randa, neck opening finished with embroidery.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52, single ply, Z-twist, 2 strand blue and red cotton. Weft: 18, single ply, Z-twist, 3 strand blue and red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. 2 panels: 1 panel 3 selvedges, 1 panel 2 selvedges."

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