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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:86-5-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 81.5 cm
Width: 94 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Maude de Schauensee, 1986

Description

Alternating bands of white gauze and open weave, three panels sewn together, white brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp 26 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 28 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave alternating with gauze weave bands. Supplemental weft: two faced. 3 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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