From: Guatemala | Department of Baja Verapaz | Rabinal
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Department of Baja Verapaz | Rabinal|
|Culture Area||Central American|
Cotton huipil. Blue with narrow yellow and red stripes- all with red weft. Brocaded in bands of geometric designs and a heavy band of zigzags across shoulder in deep rose, yellow, white and purple silk.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52 epi, single ply, two twists, two strands, navy, red, yellow cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, single ply, two twists, two strands, red cotton with two yellow strands of shadow stripes. Warp is predominantly plain weave. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|Credit Line||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number||310-A - Other Number|
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