From: Guatemala | Joyabaj | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-35
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Joyabaj | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Dark blue cotton with red and green pin stripe, woven in two pieces, silk embroidery in wide collar effect in floral pattern: cherry yellow green white, similar decoration around armhole.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60, single ply, Z twist, blue: 2 strand, red and green: 1 strand. Weft: 29, single ply, Z twist, 3 strands. Warp face - plain weave - embroidered yoke and arm opening. 2 pieces joined, 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 55 cm
Width 93 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 24 - Other Number

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