From: Guatemala | Department of Baja Verapaz | San Miquel Chicaj

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 85-2-129
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Baja Verapaz | San Miquel Chicaj
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton
Iconography Cofradia

Cofradia. Made of gauze-like cotton. Three panels sewn together. Neck opening unmade. White and cream striped ground. Brocaded in geometric designs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, single ply, Z twist, two strands, cream colored hand spun cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, single ply, Z twist, hand spun cream cotton with stripes of white, single ply cotton, four strands. Three panels, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 57 cm
Width 152 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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