From: Guatemala | Santa Catarina Palopo | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 66-34-46
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Santa Catarina Palopo | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's. Red plain weave cotton cloth forms background for yellow, blue and green pin stripe groupings that run parallel to selvedge edge. Geometric designs, similar to 66-34-45, appear in bands along entire length of shawl. Loose warp threads knotted and fringed at each end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, two singles, Z twist. Weft: 24 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. One panel. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 34 cm
Width 20 cm
Credit Line Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number A-46 - Field No SF

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