From: Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Perraje
Object Number 42-35-308
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tzutujil
Provenience Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Natural brown and dark blue cotton in wide stripes edged and cut by narrow red and purple stripes and white pin stripes, one end netted into points and finished with tassels, other end loom cord with added silk tassels at corners.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 to 48 epi, 1 single, 2 singles, 3 ply, cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, navy cotton. Warp, predominantly plain weave. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Backstrap loom."

Length 144 cm
Width 65 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 237 - Other Number

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