|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|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:||82 - Other Number|
Huipil of two panels made of natural cotton with navy and white horizontal bands of varying widths. Other geometric designs in red, green, magenta, orange and purple. Neck and arm seams have been poorly sewn and are too small to accomodate even a child's head and arms.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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