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Perraje

Native NamePerraje
Object Number:42-35-133
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Totonicapan
San Cristobal
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Fabric
Length: 204 cm
Width: 119 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:70-E - Other Number

Description

Two pieces sewn together, cotton warp rayon weft. Broad cross stripes of two each shades of blue, red, cerise, green, purple and white. A very wide band toward each end composed of wide and narrow stripes, the latter of black and white ikat.

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