From: Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 91-36-17
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Four panels sewn together, each with four selvedges. Seamed at shoulders and down the middle; neck closed. Red cotton ground with warp stripes in yellow, brown, purple cotton.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Weft brocading: horses, deer, two-headed birds in yellow, purple cotton and green, purple silk. Warp: 54 epi singles Z-twist in red, yellow and brown cotton, 3 ply purple cotton. Weft: 18 ppi four strands single Z-twist red cotton. Supplementary weft: two-faced."

Length 236 cm
Width 105 cm
Credit Line Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991
Other Number 22 - Other Number

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