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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:69-23-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Rafael Petzal
Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 90.5 cm
Width: 411 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Red cotton with narrow green medium blue and indigo weft stripes, loosely twisted yellow and indigo thread and indigo with widely spaced white jaspe flecks.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 44 ppi, single, Z twist, red, black, blue, jaspe cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, yellow and black cotton. Balanced plain weave. Foot loom."

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