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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:42-35-34
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Chajul
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 97 cm
Width: 412 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:VII - Other Number

Description

Unmade, red, cotton skirt. Large plaid made by triple pin stripes of blue and white with four groups of crooswise bands containing narrow blue and white ikat stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton on two singles, Z twist, white and blue cotton. Weft: 52 ppi, single, Z twist, red and white cotton. Two singles, Z twist, blue cotton. One single, Z twist, blue/white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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