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De Palitos

Native NameDe Palitos
Object Number:42-35-49
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1939
Early Date: 1934
Late Date: 1939
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Cotton
Silk
Length: 214 cm
Width: 45.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:G-XIII - Other Number

Description

for making fine trimming for Cofradia huipil, 1 cloth beam, 1 warp beam, 1 wooden heddle, 2 wooden and 2 reed sticks [one of the wooden shed sticks being used in wrapping up the finished material], 3 short split reeds [to control width], 1 bobbon, 1 extra bobbin, 1 sword, narrow band of red cotton warp and purple silk weft

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