|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Santa Maria Chiquimula
Department of Totonicapan
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980|
Unfinished. Two panels stitched together, warp faced ground, flat stitch and satin stitch embroidery around circular head oopening in center. Coton and silk. Flowers, heart shapes and C and V shpaes in maroon, green, yellow, red, and purple on white ground. Selvedges finished, ends unfinished. Excellent condition. Some fraying at ends.
As per Sigrid Meier: "Warp 40 single ply, Z-twist, 2 strands, white cotton. Weft: 32, single ply, Z-twist, 2 strands, white cotton. Warp plain weave, 2 panels, 2 selvedges."
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