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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-360
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Baja Verapaz
Rabinal
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 484 cm
Width: 93 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:360 - Other Number

Description

Cotton skirt with multicolored stripes and white ikat stripes. Tag reads, "--para comerciar con esa tela en Chamelco."

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 28 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Two singles, Z twist, green cotton in selvedge. Weft: 44 ppi, single, Z twist, yellow, green, light blue, indigo white/indigo jaspe cotton. Two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft predominant. Woven on a foot loom."

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