From: Guatemala | Department of Huehuetenango | Soloma

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 85-2-256
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Kanjobal
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Huehuetenango | Soloma
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Two unmade huipil lengths, white with stripes. Dark blue and gold ikat stripes alternating with solid red and dark blue stripes with white heading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 20 epi, one single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 38 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. White sections are predominantly weft faced plain weave. Striped section is weft faced plain weave. Two panels, two selvedges each."

Length 210 cm
Width 60 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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