|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Chimaltenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966|
|Other Number:||A-34 - Other Number|
Garment Patched. Brown cotton plain weave cotton cloth; white zig-zags enclosed in pin-stripes; stylized animals and geometric forms form horizontal stripes groupings across garment; areas in between are filled in with multicolored stripes; two distinctive embroidered birds appear on lower front corners of garment; both silk and cotton are used as decorative elements; garment appears to have been patched by original owner.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp 44 epi, single, Z twist, natural brown cotton. Weft: 52 ppi, single, Z twist, natural brown cotton. Weft plain weave. Supplemental weft: 2 faced. 2 panels - 4 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."
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