|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Pamela H. Hearne, 1984|
20th century huipil in three panels. White cotton ground. Central panel has brocading of animals, human figures and geometric motifs as well as horizontal bands in multiple colors. Neck has purple cloth and crocheted applique.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp central panel: 38 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft central panel: 16 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Central panel is warp faced plain weave. Warp side panels: 35 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft side panels: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Side panels warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Three panels, central panel has three selvedges, side panels have one selvedge and are seamed at the shoulders. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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