|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Baja Verapaz
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||317 - Other Number|
Worn over head hanging down the back, three pieces no randa, sides sewn, small hand opening, no neck opening, center piece white cotton with wide red band at top and bottom, side pices red band at bottom only, red broken by white bands embroidered in plain and dentate chevrons, in red yellow purple and rose cotton, side white broken by a band of small diamonds.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36, single ply, Z twist, 1 strand, white cotton. Weft: 36, single ply, Z twist, 2 strand, white and red cotton. Balanced plain weave with heavier white stripes using 6 strands. 3 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."
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