|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Quezaltenango
|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|
|Other Number:||1 - Other Number|
White cotton ground, three panels sewn together, top half front and back brocaded with silk thread, panels joined with randas, purple threads are cotton and shell fish dyed, arm poenings faced with black velvet, neck opening bound with chinese style embroidery, tag "[Xelahuh"] very old style.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52, single ply, Z-twist, 2 strand white cotton. Weft: 24, single ply, Z twist, 3 strand. Warp predone, plain weave. 3 panels, 2 selvedges each."
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