|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1920 CE|
|Credit Line:||Guatemalan Expedition, Robert Burkitt, 1920|
|Other Number:||190 - Field No SF|
Cotton huipil made of foreign yarn. Indian weaving and brocading. Two equal panels joined horizontally on shoulder line. White brocading in columns of zigzag figures and columns of things like N, W and V. Brocading in red and blue.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 18 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 12 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominant. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, two selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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