From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-403
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cofradia huipil in one panel with a single piece of red cotton sewn to each side. Cut out square neck. Brocaded shoulders and center, front and back with red and lavender cotton in designs of animals, double headed birds, plants and geometric figurres.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp white: 36 epi, single Z twist, white cotton. Warp red: 52 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 39 cm
Width 65 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 0-7 - Other Number

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