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Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-69
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Length: 111 cm
Width: 115 cm
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:69 - Other Number


Two huipil panels joined together. No head passage. White cotton brocaded in geometric patterns. One green selvedge, one purple and orange striped selvedge.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp is predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced, two faced at the shoulder bands. Two panels, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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