From: Guatemala | Sacapulas | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-43
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Sacapulas | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Date Made pre 1939
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cofradia of white cotton in very soft weave. Three panels. Yoke effect at neck in white. Woven stripe in the white section. Figures of flowers and stylized birds in red, dark green and yellow in tapestry weave, mostly on red ground.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 15 epi, one single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 46 ppi, three and six singles, Z twist, white red yellow and green cotton. Weft is two faced tapestry weave. Three panels, two and three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 65 cm
Width 100 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number G-VIII - Collector Number

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