From: Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 85-2-72
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Off-white cotton huipil in two panels, loosely sewn together. Brocaded with animals and human figures. Geometric band at shoulder. Green selvedges.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 35 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, three single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 118 cm
Width 79 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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