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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-124
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Tactic
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 82 cm
Width: 85 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Navy cotton gauze, three panels, diamonds, leaves, birds, people, unfinished. Colors: yellow and white on navy.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 26 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, dark blue cotton. Weft: 23 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, dark blue cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 3 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on backstrap loom."

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