From: Guatemala | Momostenango | Department of Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Refajo
Object Number 70-13-108
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Momostenango | Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Green and navy alternating stripes run length of fabric. Jaspe overlaid on stripe base. One of new things appearing for anyone who wants it. Goes into central highland area cities where things are changing rapidly. [$10/corte].

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40, single, Z twist, navy cotton. Weft: 44, 2 ply, red and yellow, single Z-twist green, purple, bright blue, indigo and white cotton. Balanced plain weave with white overshot pattern."

Length 100 cm
Width 81 cm
Credit Line Museum Purchase, 1970

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