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Skirt Length

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:42-35-359
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of San Marcos
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Length: 19 cm
Width: 19 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:286 - Other Number

Description

Skirt fabric with silk red warps and yellow wefts. Yellow warp pin stripes and narrow blue and white ikat cross stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "40 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton, yellow silk. Weft: 48 ppi, single, Z twist, white/blue jaspe cotton. Single, Z twist, yellow silk. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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