|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Baja Verapaz
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||310-A - Other Number|
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."
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