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Huipil Panel

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-84A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Concepcion Chiquirichapa
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 152 cm
Width: 33 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:51-A - Other Number

Description

Two pieces not yet sewn together, red cotton with woven horizontal stripes of green, yellow and brown, embroidered bands in yellow, green, blue and purple cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, 2 singles, Z twist red cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft - 2 faced. 2 panels - 3 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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