From: Guatemala | Department of Chimaltenango | Patzicia

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-279
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Chimaltenango | Patzicia
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Worn over the ordinary huipil of over the head, in two pieces with randa, red cotton with white stripe and green and yellow pin stripe.

As per Sigrid Meiers, "Warp: 43 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, red, white and blue cotton. Warp plain weave. No supplementary weft. 2 panels - 4 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 55.88 cm
Width 121.92 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 200-C - Other Number

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