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Servilleta of brocaded cotton with cotton and silk, Guatemala, 1875-1890

Servilleta of warp-faced plain weave cotton, and brocaded with cotton and silk.

1931 Description: Panel of cotton; loom embroidered in coloured cottons. The panel is in two equal pieces joined together with braid-stitching in red and yellow cotton. Each half is bordered at either side with woven stripes of brown, red, blue and yellow. Each half has in the centre a conventional double-headed eagl…