|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1920 CE|
|Credit Line:||Guatemalan Expedition, Robert Burkitt, 1920|
|Other Number:||189 - Field No SF|
Woman's, cotton huipil in two panels made of foreign yarn. Indian weaving and brocading. Two equal panels joined horizontally on the shoulder line. White brocaded with columns of zigzag figures and columns of things like N, W, and V. Brocading in red, yellow, blue, green and lilac.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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