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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:69-23-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 189 cm
Width: 92 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Cotton, plain weave. Green on indigo warp with random weft stripes of indigo-white jaspe. Bush plant, chain, triangle, diamond and other motifs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 24 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 34 ppi, single, Z twist, indigo/white jaspe, two ply green cotton. Weft predominantly plain weave."

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