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Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:89-16-11C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Rayon
Silk (uncertain)
Length: 272 cm
Width: 76 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dra. Margarita W. Metzger, 1989

Description

Navy cotton stripes with green and orange silk strips, light and royal blue silk stripes, blue and white jaspe cotton and yellow silk stripes. Rayon from Mexico- either Mexican traders brought down or Totonicapan traders picked up.

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