|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santa Catarina Palopo
Department of Solola
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985|
Cotton huipil in three panels sewn together. Outer panels are red and white striped. Center panel has red ground. Geometric brocade on upper half of garment. Neck opening is round with rolled edge.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp central panel: 48 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton and two ply yellow cotton. Weft central panel: 24 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Central panel warp is predominantly plain weave. Warp side panels: 42 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Weft side panels: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Side panel warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced with warp wrapping. Three panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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