From: Guatemala | Department of Chimaltenango | Patzicia

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Huipil
Object Number 42-35-278
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Chimaltenango | Patzicia
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Two pieces, very slight randa, white, upper two thirds with red wefts with widely spaced paired dark blue cross stripe, broad selvedge stripes of red with narrow green and white stripe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 24 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Selvedge: 48 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, red, blue, white and yellow cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, white, red and blue cotton. Balanced plain weave. Warp plain weave. 2 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 53.34 cm
Width 114.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 200-A - Other Number

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