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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:42-35-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Cotzal
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 22 cm
Width: 92 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:18B - Other Number

Description

Cotton skirt fabric. Plaid pattern with predominately red with gold lines and blue and white ikat stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, single, Z twist, red and yellow cotton. Weft: 44 ppi, single, Z twist, red and indigo/white jaspe of cotton. Two singles, Z twist, yellow, green cotton. Balanced plain weave."

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