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Skirt Length

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:42-35-381
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Baja Verapaz
Rabinal
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 94 cm
Width: 40 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:310-D - Other Number

Description

Multicolored skirt with red, blue, green and yellow plaid. The blue is ikat.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 40 epi, single, Z twist, red, indigo, yellow-green cotton. Two singles, Z twist, indigo/white jaspe cotton. Weft: 44 ppi, single Z twist, red, indigo cotton. Two singles, Z twist, yellow, green, indigo/white cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a foot loom.

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