|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Solola
San Pedro De Atitlan
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961|
|Other Number:||20 - Field No SF|
Stiff belt with narrow red and white border on top and bottom edges. Weft bands of beige, red, green and purple. Brown warp forms blocks of designs. Blocks layers of animal figures alternate with blocks of simple geometric shapes. Ties braided and end in tassels.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 84 epi, two ply, white and red cotton, black wool. Weft: 22 ppi, two ply, white cotton. Supplementary weft is multicolored and two faced. Warp faced edges. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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