|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Pedro Ayampuc
Department of Guatemala
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1933|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||134 - Other Number|
Very old cloth used by a chief. Red cotton quartered and bordered all around with brocaded zigzags, birds, small animals and two humans in yellow and white cotton. Silk colors are purple, jade green, turquoise and deep rose.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, four selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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