|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Pedro Ayampuc
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||130-A - Other Number|
One huipil with one edge longer than the other. White cotton with red-rose-lavender selvedge. Heavily brocaded bands of geometric design. Heavily brocaded conventualized animals. Black, blue, green, red, lavender, rose, orange and yellow cotton. Light green, purple and deep rose silk. Pink wool.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 29 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced and single faced. One panel with four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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