|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Huehuetenango
|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:||252 - Other Number|
Huipil of white cotton ground with thin, carrot stripes over cardinal stripes. Supplementary cotton brocading over shoulders and top third on the front and back. Cardinal, lemon, heliotrope and emerald design made up of flower-like motifs with some striping and diamond patterns. Neck outlined in cardinal and carrot.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 19 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Three panels, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
You may also be interested in these objects:
Report problems and issues to firstname.lastname@example.org.