Apron (with ties) made of cloth (silk).
A weft-faced silk apron made from a single width of material and woven with a great variety of black and white jaspe, and soft plain coloured bands, on a red striped warp with green selvedges. Great care has been taken to align the pattern of the jaspe thread as can be seen where the weft has been doubled back at the selvedge. (The warp hardly shows, but just enough to modify the weft colours.) It is gathered at the waist, with the gathers covered by a 2.5cm strip with ties attached. The hem is rolled and machined.
- Found/Acquired: San Cristóbal Totonicapan
- (Americas,Central America,Guatemala,Totonicapan (region),San Cristóbal Totonicapan)
- Width: 58 centimetres
- Length: 81 centimetres
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: ESA26744
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