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Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:85-2-320
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 96 cm
Width: 408 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:320 - Other Number

Description

Red cotton skirt with widely spaced stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton in selvedge. Weft ground: 52 ppi, single, Z twist, red, yellow, indigo/white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave with weft faced stripes. Woven on a treadle loom."

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