From: Guatemala | Quetzal (Money) | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Perraje
Object Number 80-22-17
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quetzal (Money) | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Wedding Perraje. Cotton and silk.Two panels joined with faggoting stitch. Brocade on warp faced ground, floats visible on reverse. Warp bands, geometric designs including diamonds, parallelograms, large jugs with two handles. In white ground purple, yellow, blue and red. Selvedges finished. warps bundled at ends. Silk tassels added. Good condition, some stains. Paper tag #7.

Length 116.84 cm
Width 86.36 cm
Credit Line Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980
Other Number 7 - Other Number

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