From: Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of San Marcos

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 85-2-334
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mam
Provenience Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of San Marcos
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Uncut huipil. White ground with blue cotton brocading. Naturalistic designs and one band of gold, blue and purple brocading. Thin stripes of twill weave in white sections. A few scattered warp stripes using four singles white cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, single ply, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, two selvedges. Woven on a treadle loom."

Length 155 cm
Width 86 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 334 - Other Number

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