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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-71D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1908
Early Date: 1908
Late Date: 1908
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 50 cm
Width: 42 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:71D - Other Number

Description

One section, blue nad white brocade, geometric and bird design, reverse embroidery.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 35 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and blue cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 2 selvedges."

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