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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:42-35-88
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Concepcion Chiquirichapa
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 72 cm
Width: 62 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:50-B - Other Number

Description

Man's cloth. White cotton embroidered in red, yellow, green and blue in bands of geometric designs. Hemmed at one end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Supplementary weft is two faced brocade cotton. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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