|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central America|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Paul Chancellor, 1983|
Cofradia huipil of two panels with red and blue stripes on one selvedge and purple on the other. Brocaded in geometric bands, scattered zigzags and flower motifs. Joined with a randa. Embroidered neck line, sides open.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 29 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single and two faced, continuous and discontinuous. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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