From: Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Perraje
Object Number 66-34-43
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tzutujil
Provenience Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk | Wool
Technique Brocade

Red background plain weave cotton cloth; three different color groupings of stripes run laterally along shawl parallel to selvedge edge. Groupings alternate green-orange-greenblue-white-blue green-orange green, blue-white-blue; green-yellow-green; two breadths of material sewn together by machine; decorative multicolored silk and wool embroidered borders at both ends; loose warp threads knotted and fringed at each end.

Length 149 cm
Width 98 cm
Credit Line Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number A-43 - Other Number

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