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Skirt

Refajo

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Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-287
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: ca. 1936 CE
Early Date: 1930
Late Date: 1940
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 94 cm
Width: 117 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:287 - Other Number

Description

Blue cotton skirt with white stripes woven in four pieces. Horizontal and vertical randas of cotton thread.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 42 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo and white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a foot loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mexico and Central American Gallery (16 Nov 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

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