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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:70-13-63
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Salcaja
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 120 cm
Width: 95 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Cotton, Indigo palided with indigo-white jaspe and blue-green warp stripes. Blue-green, blue and indigo-white weft stripes. Morre jaspe in weft than warp.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, single, Z twist, green, white and indigo jaspe cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, single, Z twist, green, blue, purple, white and indigo jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave."

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