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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-257
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kanjobal
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
Soloma
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 94 cm
Width: 400 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:257 - Other Number

Description

Unmade skirt with red cotton ground. Thin blue and green stripes with white and blue jaspe ikat.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 46 ppi, single, Z twist, red, blue, white/blue jaspe cotton. Two singles, Z twist, bright blue, blue and green cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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