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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-118A.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 290 cm
Width: 32 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:CG2016-2-207 - Found in Collection Number

Description

One of two huipil fabric lengths. Single width. White cotton with white brocading. Various styles of weaving. Might be imitation of mosquito curtains.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 28 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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