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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-201
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk (uncertain)
Rayon (uncertain)
Length: 118 cm
Width: 83 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:201 - Other Number

Description

Blue cotton with white stripes, two panels sewn together with randa in silk or rayon. Brown, green, white, yellow, purple and orange randa.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 96 epi, single, Z twist, white and indigo cotton. Weft: 46 ppi, single, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Foot loom."

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