De Palitos


From: Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name De Palitos
Object Number 42-35-49
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Ixil
Provenience Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Date Made pre 1939
Section American
Materials Wood | Cotton | Silk

for making fine trimming for Cofradia huipil, 1 cloth beam, 1 warp beam, 1 wooden heddle, 2 wooden and 2 reed sticks [one of the wooden shed sticks being used in wrapping up the finished material], 3 short split reeds [to control width], 1 bobbon, 1 extra bobbin, 1 sword, narrow band of red cotton warp and purple silk weft

Length 214 cm
Width 45.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number G-XIII - Other Number

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