From: Guatemala | Department of Quiche | Nebaj
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Guatemalan | Ixil|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Department of Quiche | Nebaj|
|Culture Area||Central American|
Servilleta. Double-weave, brocaded with human and animal figures on striped background. All hand-made, centrally located geometric designed brocade. Colors include red, blue, orange, green, purple, maroon, yellow, white, yellow-orange, and pink. Fringe on either end. Made in 1970.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, red cotton and two ply orange, purple, green, blue cotton and 3 ply burgandy cotton. Weft; 12 ppi, 4 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - single faced. 2 panels - 2 selvedges each. Made backstap loom."
|Credit Line||Museum Purchase, 1979|
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