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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:85-2-13
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Quezaltenango
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 68 cm
Width: 87 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:13 - Other Number

Description

White fabric, heavily brocaded in geometric designs and animals.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, 3 ply, white cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, 2 sinlges, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplemental weft - two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

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