Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 85-2-95F
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cotton cloth. White ground brocaded all over with purple and red dots and patterns of birds and animals. Very old.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 46 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 30 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 85 cm
Width 74 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number 95F - Other Number

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