From: Guatemala | Santo Domingo Xenacoj | Department of Sacatepequez

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 85-2-150
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Santo Domingo Xenacoj | Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Cotton, two panels sewn together with embroidered seams, neck opening overcast in silk thread, red ground with blue and white stripes, brocaded animals front and back, brocaded shoulders.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi, red cotton - 4 singles - white cotton 3 ply. Blue cotton - 2 ply. Weft: 12 ppi, 6 singles, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplement weft - 2 faced. 2 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on backstrap loom."

Length 148 cm
Width 104 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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