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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-162
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria De Jesus
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk (uncertain)
Rayon (uncertain)
Length: 199 cm
Width: 127 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:162 - Other Number

Description

Blue, cotton skirt with white stripes. Two panels sewn together. Silk or rayon randas.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, two singles, Z twist, white and blue cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a foot loom."

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