From: Guatemala | Department of Huehuetenango | San Juan Atitan
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Department of Huehuetenango | San Juan Atitan|
|Culture Area||Central American|
Red and white plain weave cotton cloth in two breadths stitched together with red cotton thread. Yellow-green stripe at center and both edges. Loose warp threads fringed at one end. Embroidered geometric forms in center.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 28 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|Credit Line||Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966|
|Other Number||A-80 - Field No SF|
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