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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-333
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 168 cm
Width: 89 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:252 - Other Number

Description

Cotton huipil. White ground brocaded in animal and geometric designs. Unfinished and modern.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, two selvedges. Woven on a treadle loom."

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