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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:42-35-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 92
Width: 134.5
Thickness: 0.2
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:VI-B - Other Number
S.L.3922.19 - Other Number

Description

Cotton, black with white pin and compound stripe, woven in two strips, the sum of the two widths of material being the length of the skirt, broad silk randa covering both seams, magenta with cross stripes of orange, green and white, for woman of higher rank, 42-35-15/20 belong together.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

MAYA 2012: Lords of Time (05 May 2012 - 13 Jan 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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