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Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:86-49-10B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Early 20Th Century
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1925
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 400 cm
Width: 88 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John W. McPherson, 1986

Description

Red and yellow cotton with indigo jaspeado stripes. Treadle loom.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: Red and yellow, blue selvedges, 44 single-ply, z-twist. Weft: yellow and red, 28 single-ply, z-twist, two strands, blue and white jespe, single-ply, z-twist, two strands, balnced weave."

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