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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:85-2-321
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 57 cm
Width: 38 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

Orange cotton warp. Twill with weft silk stripe. Fringes on two ends, knotted.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, single, Z twist, orange cotton. Weft: 15-19 ppi, cotton and rayon single. Overshot pattern. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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