|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Antonio Las Flores
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||143 - Other Number|
Child's huipil, possibly a saint's huipil, made in San Antonio for trading with other villages. White cotton with green selvedges and central stripes imitating selvedges. Not made up. Brocaded in bands of "V" shapes, wavy designs, individual "flowers" and dots. Red, orange, yellow, blue-black and lavender cotton. Deep rose and green silk.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 28 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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