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Skirt Length

Corte

Object Number:70-13-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
San Juan Chamelco
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 84 cm
Width: 92 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Skirt fabric with a navy blue cotton background. Wide and narrow blue checks. For old people "antiguos" Young people in Chamelco take square pattern from Coban.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, single, Z twist, indigo and blue in three shades. Weft: 42 ppi, single, Z twist, indigo and blue in three shades. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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