From: Guatemala | San Miguel Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Guatemala | San Miguel Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan|
|Culture Area||Central American|
|Materials||Cotton | Silk | Sequins|
Huipil of two panels made of white cotton sewn together in the center. The upper half is brocaded with geometric designs separated by stripes of red and green. Sewn on paillettes. Armholes and neck opening are finished with red ruching [possibly store bought].
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 33 epi, single ply, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 34 ppi, single ply, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, two selvedges."
|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||40 - Other Number|
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