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Utility Cloth

Servilleta

Native NameServilleta
Object Number:85-2-95E
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomam
Provenience: Guatemala
Palin
Department of Escuintla
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: 1950-
Early Date: 1950
Late Date: 1950
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 84 cm
Width: 84 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:95E - Other Number

Description

After 1950, white cotton, brocaded, birds, diamond borders. Red and blue border stripes. Red and blue shadow stripes. Brocaded bird figurines, diamond borders. Background spotted design multicolored.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 70 epi, 3 ply white cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, 2 singles, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplemental weft two faced. 1 panel - 3 selvedges. Made on a backstrap loom."

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