From: Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Corte
Object Number 42-35-45
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Ixil
Provenience Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Unmade skirt made of red cotton with broad compound stripes of blue and white ikat.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Two singles, indigo cotton in selvedge. Weft: 44 ppi, single, Z twist, red and yellow with indigo/white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

Length 92 cm
Width 373 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number CH-I - Other Number

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