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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-39
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Miguel Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 100 cm
Width: 108 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:39 - Other Number

Description

"Cofradia", white cotton, woman's garment, onlay is white on white, collar has ruffled onlay, mesh with black rick rack and black woven borders, designs on onlay fabric are geometric patterns, animals and dolls.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30, single ply, Z twist, 1 strand white cotton. Weft: 26, single ply, Z twist, 1 strand white cotton."

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