From: Guatemala | San Miguel Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Quiche | Tlascala|
|Provenience||Guatemala | San Miguel Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan|
|Culture Area||Central American|
|Materials||Cotton | Silk|
Trade piece of natural brown cotton with black warp and a narrow white band at the end. Two pieces with the center seam tacked, not sewn. Cross stripes of orange, two shades of yellow, red, blue, black and purple cotton. Brocadeded pattern of diamonds and stylized trees in orange, green, cerise, and purple silk and in cotton of the same colors as the stripes.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, single ply, Z twist, black cotton one strand. Weft: 38 ppi, single ply, Z twist, one strand handspun nautral brown cotton. Weft predominantly plain weave. Two panels, two selvedges each.
|Credit Line||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number||67 - Other Number|
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