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Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:42-35-129
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Cristobal Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: -1933
Early Date: -1933
Late Date: -1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Rayon
Length: 92 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:70-B - Other Number

Description

Cotton warp, some cotton but mostly rayon weft, plaid in all colors of the rainbow with ikat in both directions.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 22, 2 singles, yellow, red, green, black and white jaspe cotton. Weft: 18 single black and white jaspe cotton, red, pink, yellow, green, blue, rayon. Balanced plain weave."

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