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Refajo

Skirt

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:68-17-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Ikat
Length: 80 cm
Width: 80 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel Jr., 1968

Description

Multicolored cotton cloth. Plaid. Ikat stripes incorporated into plaid design. Gathered at waist.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red, blue, yellow and white cotton. Weft: 40 ppi, single, Z twist, red, indigo, blue green, magenta, white, yellow, indigo/white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave with white and yellow overshot. Woven on a treadle loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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