|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Pedro Ayampuc
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||6 - Other Number|
Huipil of two lengths with a square neck. Made of white cotton with the entire body solidly brocaded in geometric patterns in dark and medium blue, purple, green, yellow, white, magenta and red with base material showing through to form small diamond patterns. The patterns are divided by horizontal lines of red zigzags.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is singled faced with a two faced shoulder band. Two panels with four selvedges each, one end is hemmed. Woven on a backstrap loop."
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