From: Guatemala | Alotenango | Department of Sacatepequez

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-263
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Alotenango | Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

In two pieces, center seam sewn, no randa, neck not cut side seams nor sewn, white with wide compound red, green, blue stripe, embroidered highly conventualized single birds and red, yellow and violet cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, 3 singles, Z twist, multicolored cotton. Weft: 27 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplement weft: single faced. 2 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 131 cm
Width 91 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 182 - Other Number

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