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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:69-23-28
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Totonicapan
San Cristobal Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 292.5 cm
Width: 99 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Plain weave. Both warp and weft stripes of blue, green and indigo-white jaspe forming intersecting motifs of candelabra, lyre, bush-vase, tree and geometric forms.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 38, 2 singles, Z twist, black and white jaspe cotton. 2 ply green, bright blue cotton. Weft: 32 single, Z twist, black and white jaspe and 2 ply green and bright blue cotton. Balanced plain weave."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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