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Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:42-35-109
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
Silk
Length: 15.5 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:69-C - Other Number

Description

Corte jaspeada, cotton, dark blue with pale blue and white ikat. Silk bands. Purple, green, yellow and blue in bands, some of which have the colors mixed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 24 epi, 2 singles, Z twist, white and indigo jaspe cotton. Weft: 42 ppi, single, Z twist, white and indigo jaspe cotton, yellow and green rayon. Weft plain weave."

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