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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:70-13-114
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Cristobal Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 81 cm
Width: 100 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Multicolored plaid jaspe [dark green, turquoise, brown, yellow, white, navy and magenta]. Very fine example. Bought in Antigua.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and indigo jaspe and 2 ply cotton in many colors. Weft: 42 ppi, 2 singles, white and indigo jaspe, 2 ply cotton in many colors. Balanced plain weave. Made on a foot loom."

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