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Shawl

Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:42-35-80
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Almolonga
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 160 cm
Width: 80 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:XXXIX - Other Number

Description

Cotton shawl with broad, blue-black stripes and compound stripes of lavender, blue and white ikat, and pink and purple. Embroidered cross lines of X's and Y's of yellow, red and white silk. Both ends fringed.

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