From: Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Refajo
Object Number 80-22-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Cotton and silk skirt consisting of two panels joined with fagoting stitch, warp faced weave. Warp stripes and wide bands in white, blue, red, green, orange, purple and yellow. Blue and white ikat cotton stripe selvedges and ends finished. Excellent condition. Paper tag #6.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 84 epi, two ply. Weft: 20 ppi, two singles, white cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two panels, four selvedges each. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 147.32 cm
Width 129.54 cm
Credit Line Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980

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