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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:70-13-91
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 107 cm
Width: 85 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Red cotton skirt with narrow indigo and white warp stripes. Varying width indigo and white jaspe stripes in weft; diamond, chain 3 dolls motif.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red, white and indigo cotton with two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton selvedge. Weft: 42 ppi, single, Z twist, red and indigo and white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a foot loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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