From: Guatemala | Department of Quezaltenango | Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Refajo
Object Number 89-16-1C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Quezaltenango | Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 1940
Section American
Materials Cotton

Indigo and white checked ground with warp and weft jaspe stripes in indigo and white. All cotton with yellow and red brocaded stripe at bottom of skirt. Waist gathered.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, single, Z twist, cotton. Weft: 42 ppi, single, Z twist, cotton. Balanced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Woven on a treadle loom."

Length 92 cm
Width 35 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dra. Margarita W. Metzger, 1989

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