Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 85-2-13
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

White fabric, heavily brocaded in geometric designs and animals.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, 3 ply, white cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, 2 sinlges, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 68 cm
Width 87 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 13 - Other Number

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