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Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:85-2-188
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 160 cm
Width: 103 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:188 - Other Number

Description

Two panels sewn together, red ground, with stripes in white, black, green, burgundy, blue and orange. Twisted fringe at the ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, 3 singles, Z twist, multicolored cotton. 2 ply cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. 2 panels - 2 selvedges each. Made on a backstrap loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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