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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:42-35-520
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Salcaja
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 274 cm
Width: 80 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:#5 - Other Number

Description

Worn by Quetzalco women for ceremonial and best, top and bottom hemmed, wide randa in blocks of pink, yellow, green and purple, randa does not extend through hems, both left open for drawstring so skirt can be reversed, plaid, cross stripes predominating, red, green and yellow stripes and wide and narrow crosswise and wide lengthwise stripes in dark blue and white ikat.

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