|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||145-A - Other Number|
Huipil of one piece. White with bands of blue-black weft threads marking off the bands of blue-black cotton brocade showing animals, women (paper dolls), double animals, and unidentified figures. Designs are broken by lines of lavender cotton and cerise silk.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 41 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, three singles, Z twist. Supplementary weft is two faced. Warp is predominantly plain weave. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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