|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Andres Semetabaj
Department of Solola
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||240 - Other Number|
Huipil for a woman of middle class in two pieces without randa. Neck cut out and hemmed. Red with compound stripes of yellow, green and white. Conventionalized figures in blue-black, yellow and green on red stripes.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 68 epi, two singles, Z twist, red yellow green and white cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced. Supplementary weft is single faced. Two panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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