From: Guatemala | Almolonga | Department of Quezaltenango
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Almolonga | Department of Quezaltenango|
|Culture Area||Central American|
Huipil with a red and white background. The upper half is brocaded. Two pieces sewn together with a decorative join stitch (randa).
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 58 epi, single ply, Z twist, white is of two strands and red is of three strands, cotton. Weft: 17 ppi, single ply, Z twist, two red and white strands combined. Warp face is plain weave. Two pieces seamed, one piece with three selvedges and one pieces with two selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|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||32 - Other Number|
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