|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||122 - Other Number|
Ceremonial huipil used as a wedding veil in two pieces with no randa and no neck opening. Oe end is hemmed. Red ground, compound lengthwise stripes of blue, light blue, lavender, white, yellow and brown. Brocaded animals and plants in dark green, lavender, white, dark blue and yellow cotton and green and purple silk.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, two singles, Z twist, multi colored striped cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, four singles, Z twist, multi colored striped cotton. Warp faced predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges, one is hemmed. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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