Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 85-2-95A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cotton, white ground, red border stripes, brocaded with birds, brocaded borders with trees.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, 2 ply, white cotton. 72 epi, 3 ply, red and purple cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, 2 strands, 2 ply, white cotton with red and purple cross stripes (cotton). Balanced and warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 2 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 82 cm
Width 74 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 95A - Other Number

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