Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 85-2-95E
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 1950-
Section American
Materials Cotton

After 1950, white cotton, brocaded, birds, diamond borders. Red and blue border stripes. Red and blue shadow stripes. Brocaded bird figurines, diamond borders. Background spotted design multicolored.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 70 epi, 3 ply white cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, 2 singles, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 84 cm
Width 84 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 95E - Other Number

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