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Skirt

Corte

Native NameCorte
Object Number:42-35-45
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 92 cm
Width: 373 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:CH-I - Other Number

Description

Unmade skirt made of red cotton with broad compound stripes of blue and white ikat.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, single, Z twist, red cotton. Two singles, indigo cotton in selvedge. Weft: 44 ppi, single, Z twist, red and yellow with indigo/white jaspe cotton. Balanced plain weave. Woven on a treadle loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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