Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 42-35-176
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Date Made Pre 1933
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's, for wrapping food, white with embroidered border of red yellow and blue wavy lines and three rows of small embroidered birds burros and lizards[?].

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, 3 singles, white Z-twist. Weft: 20 ppi, 3 singles, white, Z twist. Supplemental weft: dbl. faced multicolor. Balanced plain weave. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 52 cm
Width 46.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 101-D - Other Number

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