From: Guatemala | Mixco | Department of Guatemala
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Mixco | Department of Guatemala|
|Culture Area||Central American|
Child's huipil sold as a trade piece in one panel. Sides are sewn but the neck is not cut. Dark blue with narrow compound cross stripes of red, brown, cerise and white. Brocaded bands of double headed eagles, zigzags and V's in red, yellow, cerise, green, white and orange cotton.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 38 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|Credit Line||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number||93-A - Other Number|
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