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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:42-35-269
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Chimaltenango
Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 53 cm
Width: 81 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:188-A - Other Number

Description

Two pieces, white cotton with bands of green and purple silk in floral and zigzag design.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 54 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft: single faced and two faced. 2 panels with 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

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