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Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:68-17-15
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomam
Provenience: Guatemala
Mixco
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Rayon
Length: 79 cm
Width: 205 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel Jr., 1968

Description

Green and purple silk alternating with ikat dyed cotton, knotted fringe at both ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, ikat cotton. 52 epi, 2 singles, purple and green rayon. Weft: 12 ppi, 3 singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. 1 panel - 2 selvedges."

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