|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985|
Man's cotton. Red ground with thin navy stripes. Two panels embroidered together. Center brocaded in geometric design. Red tassels on four corners attached with orange thread.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and navy cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, three selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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