|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Huehuetenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||6 - Other Number|
Huipil of one wide and two narrow widths with a square neck. White cotton with red stripes and yellow lines. Top, front, back and shoulder strip brocaded in a red mesh pattern on white with brocaded yellow line forming isolated small V's, diamonds and crosses. Red cotton thread - synthetic dye [Robert Carlsen 1984].
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 74 epi, single, Z twist, white and red cotton. Two singles, Z twist, yellow cotton. Weft: 23 ppi, one single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Three panels, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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