|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Escuintla
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
White cotton embroidered with chain and zigzag borders all around. Six rows of birds with two in center on a branch. Double headed eagle with sun above. Background of dots. All brocading in soft red, lavender, yellow, green, and blue cotton.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, two ply, white cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, two ply, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. One panel, three selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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