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Blouse

Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-175
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 63 cm
Width: 71 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

Huipil of navy cotton with supplementary weft brocade covering garment. Two panels seewn together.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 76 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, three singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single and double faced. Two panels, one with four selvedges and one with three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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