From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-55
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Date Made pre 1933
Section American
Materials Cotton

Huipil for a woman of third class. White cotton woven in horizontal bands: black, yellow, red, and dark blue and white ikat.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, one single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 29 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. White sections are of balanced plain weave. Striped sections are of twill weave. One panel, two selvedges."

Length 186 cm
Width 38 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 63 - Other Number

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