|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santa Catarina Palopo
Department of Solola
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985|
Uncut huipil, three panels. Two outer panels have white ground with red stripes. The center panel is red and green with narrow white and yellow stripes with scattered broacading. Fringed.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp central panel: 46 epi, two singles, Z twist, red, white and yellow cotton. Weft central panel: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Central panel warp is predominantly plain weave. Warp side panels: 50 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Weft: 27 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Side panels warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced with warp wrapping. Three panels, three selvedges each, one fringed selvedge each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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