|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|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:||61 - Other Number|
Huipil of two panels in red, yellow, lavender and brown striped cotton. Shoulders brocaded. Seamed at the sides. No neck opening. Silk, Tag reads, "The most common of the six varieties of huipiles in this town."
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, three singles, Z twist, yellow and red cotton, purple is two ply, ocher is two singles and handspun. Weft: 18 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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