|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985|
Woman's belt. Purple cotton ground. Brocaded in geometric designs with silk embroidery thread. One end has loose fringe the other has been braided. Woven in Totonicapan.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 96 epi, two ply, purple cotton. Two singles, Z twist, peach cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, multiple strands, peach cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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