|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Gaspar Ixchil
Department of Huehuetenango
|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|
|Other Number:||220 - Other Number|
Huipil of white cotton ground made of three pieces sewn together. Diamond brocading on front and shoulders. Arm openings bound in embroidered threads. Tag reads, "--estito Antigua."
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced and two faced. Two panels, wide panel- two selvedges."
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