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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-189
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 86 cm
Width: 458 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:189 - Other Number

Description

Unmade, red, cotton skirt with white stripes and blue design stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red, white, indigo cotton with two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton in selvedge. Weft: 24 ppi, single, Z twist, red, blue, white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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