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Woman's waist and child's waist

White cotton, across which are woven with red cotton, two wide stripes of triangular trees flanked by birds with raised wings. A stripe of geometrical ornament woven with yellow silk and red and violet cotton separates the wider stripes. Woven like brocade and according to the early traditions.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Guatemalan, early 20th century

Accession Number

16.176

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes