From: Guatemala | San Gaspar Ixchil | Department of Huehuetenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Refajo
Object Number 85-2-219
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mam
Provenience Guatemala | San Gaspar Ixchil | Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Skirt made of red cotton with yellow and blue stripes. Sewn in circle. Separate piece added at bottom as flounce.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton with two singles, Z twist, blue cotton in selvedge. Weft: 40 ppi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Single, indigo/white jaspe. Two ply yellow cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

Length 105 cm
Width 147 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number 219 - Other Number

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