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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-316
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Martin Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 112 cm
Width: 112 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:316 - Other Number

Description

Cotton skirt sewn in circle. Two panels sewn together with vertical and horizontal multicolored randa. Navy ground with thin pale blue stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo and light blue cotton. Weft: 34 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo. One single, Z twist, white cotton. Balanced plain weave."

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