University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameCorte
Object Number: 2006-18-8
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cloth
Dye
Technique:Embroidered
Ikat
Credit Line:Gift of Theodore T. Newbold and Helen Cunningham, 2006

Description

Ikat technigue with Indigo dye. Blue with black and gray stripes. Multi-colored embroidery design in a T-shape down the middle of the skirt. Has "Chichicastenago" on some of the black stripes.


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