|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Quiche
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Period:||Early 20th Century|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980|
Warp faced ground, embroidered in satin and stem stitch. Cotton and silk. Warp stripes, flowers and peacocks in black, white purple, orange, green and yellow. Selvedges finished. Loose twisting at one end, yellow and green threads plied together with warps at other end. Excellent condition.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 88 epi, two ply, white and black cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, black cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Embroidery. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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