Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 85-2-95D
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cotton, white ground with red border stripes, brocaded with birds and animals, modern but old stlye weaving.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, 3 ply, white cotton. Border - 52 epi, 3 ply, red and purple cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, white and red cotton. Warp and warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 82 cm
Width 75 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number 95D - Other Number

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