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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-118B.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 296 cm
Width: 40 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:CG2016-2-208 - Found in Collection Number

Description

One of two lengths of huipil fabric. Single width. White cotton with white brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 26 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 30 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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