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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:70-13-60
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Salcaja
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 63 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width: 100 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Multicolored plaid jaspe, yellow, green, orange, purple and turquoise. Made in Salcaja,Dept of Quetzaltenango, Bought in Momostenango. Dept of Totonicapan. [$18/corte].

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and indigo jaspe cotton. 2 ply green, yellow, red, orange, blue, purple cotton. Weft: 38 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and blue jaspe cotton. (2) 2 plys, green, purple, yellow and orange cotton. Balanced plain weave."

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