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cueitl (skirt)
  • Guatemala
  • cueitl (skirt), date unknown
  • Where object was made: Guatemala
  • cotton, silk, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width: 93.98 x 172.72 cm
    Object Height/Width: 37 x 68 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1038

Skirt (cueitl) ?, coarse cotton with colored embroidery. All over geometric design embroidered in loom in red. Design has tree, peacock and deer forms. Yellow silk strip through center of design iwth colored parts to design. May be either a skirt or a burden carrier.