|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Solola
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||234-A - Other Number|
White cotton huipil of two pieces without randa. Narrow red, purple and orange stripes with pin stripes forming large blocks. Neck cut square with circular, bib-like applique of red silk on the front and back with a narrow embroidered edge. Three embroidered points over each shoulder in red and orange silk and purple cotton.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 68 epi, two singles, Z twist, white and orange cotton with two ply purple cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white and red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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