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Blanket

Rodillera

Native NameRodillera
Object Number:85-2-204
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Length: 168 cm
Width: 75 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Man's brown wool blanket with geometric patterns in red, white and blue at both ends. Fringed at ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 20 epi, single, Z twist, brown wool. Weft: 14 ppi, single, Z twist, brown wool. Twill weave and tapestry weave (double faced)."

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