|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Sacatepequez
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||early 20th century|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980|
First third of 20th century. Single cotton huipil panel with brocade on white, warp faced ground. Floats visible on reverse. Rows of birds, animals, S shapes and geometrtic designs in purple and red. Selvedge and ends finished. In good condition with some stains. Design oriented from both ends as if meant to be front and back panel of a blouse.
As per Sigrid Meier, " Warp: 41 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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