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Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:42-35-108
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Miguel Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 91 cm
Width: 40 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:60-B - Other Number

Description

Corte jaspeada, brown cotton made of red and yellow, black and white ikat stripe bordered by stripe of solid purple and black and white block, solid green stripe bordered by black and white block.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42, 2 singles, Z twist, indigo and white jaspe cotton. 2 ply green cotton, 2 singles, indigo cotton. Weft: 40, 2 singles, Z twist, indigo and white jaspe cotton. 2 ply green cotton. Balanced plain weave."

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