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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

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

Description

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."

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