Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 61-10-29
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

White cotton almost completely covered with lavendar brocade. 8 cm wide with border at two ends. Some orange and yellow designs in the lavendar panel. Long (27 cm) tassels at each end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 88 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 2 panels - 3 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 59.5 cm
Width 64 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961

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