From: Guatemala | San Antonio Aguas Calientes | Department of Sacatepequez
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Guatemala | San Antonio Aguas Calientes | Department of Sacatepequez|
|Culture Area||Central American|
|Date Made||early 20th century|
|Materials||Cotton | Silk|
Cotton and silk blouse consisting of two panels stitched together except for head opening in center, brocade on warp faced ground, floats are not evident on reverse side. Geometrtic design, mostly diamonds, zigzags and dots in red ground, purple, white, black, green and yellow. Selvedges are finished, remains of some stitching, ends are finished. Good condition, slight wear of some floats. First third of 20th century.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 66 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|Credit Line||Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980|
|Other Number||1 - Other Number|
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