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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-101
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Chuarrancho
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 116 cm
Width: 94 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:101 - Other Number

Description

Cofradia, white cotton, heavily brocaded with geometric designs, two panels joined with simple embroidered randa, embroidered neck.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, 3 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 17 ppi, 4 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft - 2 faced. 2 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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