Skirt

Refajo

70-13-31

From: Guatemala | Colotenango | Department of Huehuetenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Refajo
Object Number 70-13-31
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mam
Provenience Guatemala | Colotenango | Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Wool
Description

Warp faced cotton, red with indigo, orange, yellow and green pin stripes, widely spaced multicolor cotton and wool bands of small geometric motifs, joining of breadths and length almost invisible.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 68 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. 2 ply, Z twist, yellow, green, blue, orange cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplement weft - single faced. Backstrap loom."

Length 237 cm
Width 93 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1970

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