From: Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Perraje
Object Number 89-16-2B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Tzutuhil
Provenience Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Woman's, cotton, indigo, red, purple and white stripes. Narrow end knotted and fringed, 3 magenta silk tassels on narrow frindged edge. Stains - should be washed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "66 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, cotton. Weft 22 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 456 cm
Width 92.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dra. Margarita W. Metzger, 1989

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