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Lienzo

Museum number:
3-32162
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Alternate number:
ACW Guatemala #6 (previous number, Margot Schevill checklist number)
Accession number:
Acc.4804
Object count:
1
Description:
Lienzo (huipil panel) Backstrap loom, single huipil panel of burgundy cotton, warp and ground cloth. Four selvage finish. One end plain, and the rest of the panel as supplementary weft designs. The geometric diamond, zigzag and other designs are done with multi colored cotton in single sided supplementary weft. 54.8cm central panel is woven in double sided (or marcador) supplementary weft typical of San Antonio Aguas Calientes. The marcador designs include children, flowers, birds and what appear to be bunches of grapes as well as other animals.
Donor:
Anne Connell Wilson
Collection place:
San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Sacatepéquez, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Casa de Artes, 4 Avenida Sur #11, Antigua Guatemala / San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel
Collector:
Anne Connell Wilson
Collection date:
March 4, 2005
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.0 Use not specified (Secular Dress and Accoutrements, and Adornment) and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
March 6, 2017
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
whole— thickness 0.1 centimeters, whole— length 103.5 centimeters, and whole— width 31 centimeters
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