|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Sacatepequez
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Museum Purchase, 1969|
Totonicapan type "stiff belt." Cotton with red border stripes and alternating indigo and white center warp. Warp faced weave. Brocaded in rainbow colors that sometimes define the motif and sometimes are random width stripes within warp patterned motif. Ends come to a point, single four strand braid fringe at each end. 26 motif bands of bush-vases, birds, animals and geometrics.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 100 epi, two ply, red, black and white cotton. Weft: 19 ppi, multistrand, red cotton. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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