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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:91-36-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Chimaltenango
Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 67 cm
Width: 43 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Clifford Lewis III, 1991

Description

One panel with 4 selvedges. Tan ground with horizontal weft brocading in red, white, blue, purple cotton and purple silk.

Per Sigrid Meier 1997: Warp: 30 epi three singles Z-twist tan cotton. Weft: 24 ppi three singles Z-twist tan cotton. Plain weave, warp-predominant. Supplementary weft: single faced.

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