|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||123 - Other Number|
Trade piece not worn in this village, likely worn in Chinautla. Huipil of one piece with a blue-black ground. The central part is solidly brocaded in red, rose, yellow, blue and white zigzags, lozenges and diagonals.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, three singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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