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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:70-13-108
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Momostenango
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 100 cm
Width: 81 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Green and navy alternating stripes run length of fabric. Jaspe overlaid on stripe base. One of new things appearing for anyone who wants it. Goes into central highland area cities where things are changing rapidly. [$10/corte].

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40, single, Z twist, navy cotton. Weft: 44, 2 ply, red and yellow, single Z-twist green, purple, bright blue, indigo and white cotton. Balanced plain weave with white overshot pattern."

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