From: Guatemala | Department of Alta Verapaz | Coban

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 91-36-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quekchi Maya
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Alta Verapaz | Coban
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton
Iconography Animal | People | Flowers

Three panels sewn together with four selvedges on each panel. Neck not cut out. White cotton in gauze weave with supplementary weft brocade of animals, people, and flowers.

Per Sigrid Meier Warp 1997: 32 ep single Z-twisted white cotton. Weft: 34 ppi single Z-twisted white cotton. Balanced plain weave, supplementary weft: double-faced; singles Z-twisted white cotton. Made on a backstrap loom.

Length 86 cm
Width 29 cm
Credit Line Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

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