From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 61-10-23
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

White cotton. 4 plain and 3 brocaded areas, each divided into 4 areas of small black geometric figures. These areas alternate with 3 rows of lavender figures bordered with lines of gold and lavender designs, predominantly in silk. White rectangle on one end panel.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 46 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 28 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plainweave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Three panels, two selvedges each."

Length 816 cm
Width 41.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961
Other Number T1 - Other Number

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