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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:29-219-1D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: -1929
Early Date: -1929
Late Date: -1929
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 184 cm
Width: 44 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Huipil panel. White background with yellow weft stripes. Brocading in navy, red and purple cotton geometric designs. Warp: 34 epi, two singles, Z twist, unbleached white cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Weft: 28 ppi, two singles, Z twist, unbleached white cotton. Balanced plainweave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, two selvedges."

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