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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-73
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 124 cm
Width: 156 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:73 - Other Number

Description

Blue woven cotton skirt with white plaid design. Woven in two pieces joined together.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 28 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo and white cotton. Balanced weave. Woven on a foot loom."

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