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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-120
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pocomchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Tucuru
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 122 cm
Width: 141 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:120 - Other Number

Description

Cotton skirt with blue ground with white stripes both vertical and horizontal. Joined by horizontal and vertical randas.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. One single, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, multiple, Z twist, indigo cotton. Single, Z twist, white cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a floor loom."

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