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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-219
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Gaspar Ixchil
Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 105 cm
Width: 147 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:219 - Other Number

Description

Skirt made of red cotton with yellow and blue stripes. Sewn in circle. Separate piece added at bottom as flounce.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton with two singles, Z twist, blue cotton in selvedge. Weft: 40 ppi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Single, indigo/white jaspe. Two ply yellow cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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