From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 85-2-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk
Technique Embroidered

Three panel white cotton with supplementary weft embroidery on upper half, stylized tree and geometric motifs in purple and yellow silk, randas embroidered in magenta, pink and lavender silk.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 single ply, Z-twist, 2 strands, white cotton. Weft: 18, single ply, Z-twist, 3 strands, white cotton. Warp predominent, plain weave. 3 panels, 2 selvedges."

Length 98 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 105 Measurement Unit Not Provided
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 2 - Other Number

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