From: Guatemala | Momostenango | Department of Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Corte
Object Number 70-13-110
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Momostenango | Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Multicolored plaid jaspe. Colors used in wide stripes running length of fabric: red, white, green, turquoise, yellow, orange. Jaspe designs also run length of fabric. Used in Quetzaltenanago or general highland area. Novelty piece.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, multicolors. Weft: 38 ppi, single, Z twist, white and indigo jaspe. 2 singles, Z twist, green and red cotton. Balanced plain weave. Foot loom."

Length 54 cm
Width 96 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1970

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