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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:70-13-21A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 91.5 cm
Width: 206 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Skirt material. Red cotton with navy and white ikat stripes. Part of costume. See 70-13-21 (hair band).

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 44 ppi, single, Z twist, red, white, indigo/white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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