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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-358
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 94 cm
Width: 97 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:358 - Other Number

Description

Fragment, cotton, ikat woven. Dark blue ground with white, yellow, green and purple in bands.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, white and indigo japse. Indigo, green cotton. Weft: 40 ppi, single, Z twist, indigo, white and indigo jaspe. Green and dark purple cotton. Single, Z twist, yellow and white overshot. Balanced plain weave. Made on a tool loom."

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