From: Guatemala | Department of Totonicapan | Momostenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Corte
Object Number 70-13-109
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Totonicapan | Momostenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Multicolored plaid jaspe. Colors used in pin stripe plaid: dark green, yellow, orange, red, purple, turquoise and white. Jaspe running length of fabric. Used in Quetzaltenango and Guatemala City. A novelty piece; more traditional in form but has some changes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, multicolored cotton. Weft: 36 ppi, single, Z twist, white and indigo cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, red and green cotton. Balanced plain weave. Foot loom."

Length 59 cm
Width 100 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1970

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