From: Guatemala | Department of Alta Verapaz | Coban
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Guatemalan | Quekchi Maya|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Department of Alta Verapaz | Coban|
|Culture Area||Central American|
|Materials||Cotton | Silk|
Three panels joined, each with 4 selvedges. Green ground with supplementary weft brocading of flowers, ducks, chevrons in white, purple, red, yellow. Neck not cut out. This was probably intended as two separate huipils.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 26 epi two singles Z-twist green cotton. Weft: 30 ppi singles Z-twist green cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft: two-faced, multiple strands of white, purple, red, yellow cotton."
|Credit Line||Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991|
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