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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:29-219-1B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1920-1929
Early Date: 1920
Late Date: 1929
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 186 cm
Width: 44 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

One panel of white cotton with yellow weft stripes with brocading in blue, red, yellow and purple geometric designs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 33 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plainweave. Supporting weft is two faced. One panel, two selvedges."

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