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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-264
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 60.5 cm
Width: 112 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

White cotton ground, brocading across shoulders front and backstylized animals, two panels sewn together, part red rick rack stitch.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp 52 epi, 2 single ply, Z twist, white cotton.Weft: 24 ppi, 2 single-ply, Z twist, white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft: 2 faced, continous and discontinous. 2 panels, 4 selveges. T shaped neck, shoulder tuck. Made on a backstrap loom."

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