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Shawl

Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:42-35-47
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 156 cm
Width: 83.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:VI - Other Number

Description

Two panels of a shawl with red and black compound stripes with pin stripes of green, orange, yellow and white. Ends fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 72 epi, three singles, Z twist, multicolored cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Two panels, two selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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