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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Salcaja
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 604 cm
Width: 296 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:26 - Other Number

Description

Cotton fabric woven in tye dye technique, jaspe. Dark red and white with blue stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, single, Z twist, white/indigo jaspe, indigo cotton. Weft: 44 pii, single, Z twist, white/indigo jaspe, 3 singles, Z twist, red cotton. Balanced plain weave."

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