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Shawl

Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:42-35-318
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Lucas Toliman
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 184 cm
Width: 35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:247 - Other Number

Description

Shawl with red ground with blue, green, and yellow stripes of various widths. Both ends fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, two singles, Z twist, multicolored cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. One panel, two selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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