|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santa Catarina Palopo
Department of Solola
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||258 - Other Number|
Huipil in three pieces. Center panel is red with yellow pin stripes. Sides are white with alternating broad and narrow red stripes. Brocaded rows on all panels of small animals and conventionalized figures in red, yellow, green, blue and white. Neck cut out and hemmed.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp central panel: 68 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and yellow cotton. Weft central panel: 18 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Central panel is warp faced plain weave. Warp side panels: 52 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Weft side panels: 24 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Side panels are warp faced plain weave. Three panels, three selvedges each. Supplementary weft is single faced with warp wrapping. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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