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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:85-2-95I
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomam
Provenience: Guatemala
Palin
Department of Escuintla
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 76 cm
Width: 79 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:95I - Other Number

Description

Red and white striped cotton, geometric brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 38 epi, 3 ply, white cotton. 88 epi, 2 ply, red and purple cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, 2 ply white and purple cotton. 20 ppi, 2 ply, Z twist, red cotton. Warp and warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

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