University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameHuipil
Object Number: 85-2-119
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

white cotton, alternate bands of plain weave gauze, three panels sewn together, center stripe dissimilar from two side pieces,, technique known as "renco" or "calado", without neck or sleeve embroidery,


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