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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:42-35-519
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Ikat
Length: 84 cm
Width: 416 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:#4 - Other Number

Description

Skirt made of silk and cotton. Red warps with paired yellow warp stripes. Wefts are red, gold and blue-and-white ikat according to the cross pattern.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red, yellow cotton with two singles, Z twist, blue cotton in selvedge. Weft: 24 ppi, single, Z twist, yellow rayon and indigo/white jaspe cotton. Two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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