|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||F-5 [received December 1940] - Other Number|
White cotton with compound border stripes of red and yellow, two pieces with randa hemmed at upper end, embroidered with double headed eagles, quadrupeds[ presumably horses] some with riders, men and women [paper dolls] dogs-- in red woll with cross stitch stripes of dark blue, yellow, orange, green and light grey.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, yellow and red cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp plain weave. Supplemental weft two faced. 2 planels - 3 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."
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