From: Guatemala | Department of Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Perraje
Object Number NA5515
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Shawl of red cotton with silk stripes in many colors and elaborate silk fringe. Ikat weft stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 38 epi, one single, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 52 ppi, single, Z twist, ikat cotton. Two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Single, multicolored silk twill weave. Balanced plain and twill weaves. One panel, two selvedges, elaborate fringe. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 213.3 cm
Width 70.5 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1916

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