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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-356
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Miguel Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: ca. 1930
Early Date: 1925
Late Date: 1935
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 129 cm
Width: 425 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:356 - Other Number

Description

Fragment, bands of silk weft, tye dye technique. Vertical stripes of blue, red, yellow, green, pink and white ikat designs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, single, Z twist, cotton in red, green, yellow and blue. Weft: 36 ppi, single, Z twist, white and indigo cotton. 2 singles, silk or rayon in many colors. Balanced plain weave."

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