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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:70-13-93
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 114 cm
Width: 100 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Cotton, plain weave, indigo with widely spaced white compound stripes. 2 breadths, horizontal and vertical randa 2.7 cm wide of multicolor stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 38 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 44 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo and white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a foot loom."

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