From: Guatemala | Patzun | Department of Chimaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-272
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Patzun | Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Red cotton with compound brown, white, yellow and green stripe, two pieces with slight randa, neck bound with green braid, half disc of green braid with coil embroidery of rose, purple, white and green silk below neck both front and back.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, natural brown cotton. Warp faced plain weave. No supplemental weft. 2 panels - 4 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 62 cm
Width 111 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 195-A - Other Number

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