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Shawl

Perraje

Native NamePeraje
Object Number:99-23-45
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mayan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Zunil
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 164 cm
Width: 136 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Betty Gerstley, 1999

Description

Large shawl, moven of fine mercerized cotton. Bright purple ground with thin black and grey stripes repeated every 7 cm. Whimsical randa, embroidery of birds in multiple colors, fringe at one end only.

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