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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:70-13-90
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Atitlan
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 103 cm
Width: 84 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Red cotton with jaspe plaid effect overlay. Figurative strips, rim horizontal. Bought in Guatemala City central market.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 38 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton with two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton in selvedge. Single, Z twist, white cotton warp stripes. Weft: 42 ppi, single, Z twist, red cotton and indigo and white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a foot loom."

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