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Skirt

Refajo

Native NameRefajo
Object Number:85-2-116
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Kekchi
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Alta Verapaz
Coban
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 82 cm
Width: 150 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:116 - Other Number

Description

Blue and white woman's cotton skirt. One seam. Twisted cord runs through waist hem creating a gathered waist as a belt.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, single, Z twist, white, blue, white/blue jaspe cotton. Weft: 34 ppi, single, Z twist, white, blue, white/blue jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

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