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Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:69-23-24
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Wool
Length: 280 cm
Width: 24 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Indigo with narrow fuchsia stripes. Warp faced. 24 cm square motif at each end of double headed eagles within geometric border of diamond, triangle and zigzag motifs. Magenta wool with multicolored accents.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Two ply, fuchsia cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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