From: Guatemala | Department of Sacatepequez | Aguas Caliente

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 61-10-6
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Sacatepequez | Aguas Caliente
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Navy blue cotton almost completely covered with brocaded multicolored bands of varying widths and designs. Pink, lavender and light green are the dominant colors.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 74 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 2 single, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary warp - single faced. Many different continous and delicate brocading thickness including warp wrapping. 2 panels: 3 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom.

Height 58 cm
Width 72 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961

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