|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Juan Comalapa
Department of Chimaltenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||199-A - Other Number|
Huipil of wool and cotton in two pieces without randa. Red top, brown bottom and in between are embroidered bands of spots, zigzags and conventionalized birds in rose, blue, yellow, green, pink nad orange.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 26 epi, single, Z twist, natural brown hand spun cotton. Weft: 40 ppi, single, Z twist, natural brown hand spun cotton. Weft predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, one with four selvedges and one with three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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