Utility Cloth



From: Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez

Curatorial Section: American

View All (3) Object Images

Native Name Servilleta
Object Number 85-2-75C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Pedro Sacatepequez
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

White cotton with weft fringes. White ground with two horizontal bands, one band alternates between red and green. The other band made up with stripes of red, green, yellow and blue. Red selvedges on two sides. Visible floats on one side.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 28 epi, 3 singles, white (red singles in border). Weft: 18 ppi, 3 singles, white plain weave. Plain weave with weft pulled up into fringe. Fringe, red, green and white."

Length 77 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 75C - Other Number

Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.