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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-90
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomam
Provenience: Guatemala
Palin
Department of Escuintla
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 37 cm
Width: 74 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:90 - Other Number

Description

Huipil of one panel. White ground with red borders. Brocading in designs of geometrics, animals and spots in lavender, red, yellow and green. Inside neck opening is bound with white tape.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 59 epi, three singles, Z twist, white and red cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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