From: Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 84-27-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Ixil
Provenience Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton
Iconography Animal | Plant | Human Figure

20th century cotton huipil of two panels. White ground with multicolored supplementary weft. Stylized designs of animals, plants and human figures. Neck cut and embroidered.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, two singles Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp faced. Supplementary weft is single faced. Two panels, two selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 68 cm
Width 88 cm
Credit Line Gift of Pamela H. Hearne, 1984

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