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Refajo

Skirt

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:86-49-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Nebaj
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Early 20Th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1925
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 328 cm
Width: 83 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John W. McPherson, 1986

Description

Red cotton with blue jaspeado stripes. Warp: 40 single-ply, z-twist, one strand, red, indigo,white. Weft: 42 single-ply, z-twist, one strand, red, indigo and white, jaspe and white, balanced weave. Treadle loom.

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