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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:85-2-118D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 28 cm
Width: 32 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:Osborne number B - Other Number

Description

Leno weave, ecru cotton with orange figures in supplementary weft. Fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 24 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave and gauze weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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