|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santa Maria De Jesus
Department of Sacatepequez
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||178 - Other Number|
Child's, white cotton huipil in one piece. Blue-black brocaded center and shoulder bands with a little yellow cotton and a little deep rose, yellow, purple and green silk. Zigzags and conventionalized double headed birds alternately upright and reversed in continuous band.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Supplementary weft is two faced. Warp is predominantly plain weave. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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