From: Guatemala | Chimaltenango | Department of Chimaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 91-36-24
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Chimaltenango | Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Locus Unfinished
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Child's. One panel cut at both ends. Weft brocaded stripes and block patterns in black, green, purple, yellow, blue and orange.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi single Z-twist white cotton. Weft: 34 ppi two singles Z-twist white cotton. Plain weave. Supplementary weft: two-faced. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 79 cm
Width 41 cm
Credit Line Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

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