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Peraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:86-49-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Atitlan
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Early 20Th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1925
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 130 cm
Width: 42 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John W. McPherson, 1986

Description

Sash. Red, purple, indigo and white cotton. Fringe at one end. Selvage at other end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 58 single z-twist, 2 strands, purple two ply. Weft: 26 single, z-twist, two strands, red. Warp faced, backstrap loom."

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