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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-317
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 80 cm
Width: 88 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:334 - Other Number

Description

Cotton huipil of one panel with yellow and purple bands with geometric designs. One band in red at the bottom of the brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 28 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced."

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