|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Totonicapan
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1933|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||68 - Other Number|
Huipil with white cotton ends. The central section is woven in cross bands of red edged with yellow and green brocaded with dark blue, red, cerise, green, yellow and purple cotton. Design of women, quadrupeds, ducks and stylized plants. Bands of parallel zigzags. Side seams not sewn, central seam tacked but not sewn. For middle class woman or upper class for working.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, single ply, Z twist, cream cotton, single strand with areas of double and triple strands, occasional yellow and blue warps. Weft: 30 ppi, single ply, Z twist, two strands, white cotton. Two panels, tacked together in three places, two selvedges each."
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