Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | Palin | Department of Escuintla

Curatorial Section: American

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

Cotton, white ground with red borders on two sides, all over brocading with double headed eagle, animals, birds, brocaded floral design brocaded on four sides.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white cotton. Border - 46 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, blue and red cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, 2 singles, blue and red cotton. Warp and warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

Length 78 cm
Width 82 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 95B - Other Number

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