From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Curatorial Section: American
|Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
|Cotton | Silk
Wedding cloth also used as basket cloth. Heavy ribbed weave with red, yellow and purple pastel stripes. Two breadths joined by red and yellow silk thread randas. Two main embroidered design areas at ends. Designs are of birds and geometrics. Main colors are red and yellow silk, lavender cotton. Loose warp threads knotted and fringed at both ends. Silk tassels added to fringing.
|Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
|A-67 - Field No SF
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