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Skirt Material

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-122
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Tamahu
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 84 cm
Width: 402 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:122 - Other Number

Description

Skirt material with red cotton ground with yellow stripes. Brocaded bands of geometric designs in green and blue.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, single, Z twist, red and blue cotton. Weft: 36 ppi, single, Z twist, red, yellow and green cotton. Supplementary weft: two singles, Z twist, white and blue cotton. Two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a floor loom."

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