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Shawl (Perraje)

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Artist Unknown (Maya)

Date

c. 1970

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Shawl (Perraje), Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Silk, cotton, wool; jaspé (ikat)
Size: 83 x 29 3/4 in. (210.82 x 75.57 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Quetzaltenango
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, Quetzaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: woven on a foot loom; stripes of solid colors in silk alternating with stripes with ikat motifs and letters ("Serapia Quich Ortis") in cotton; fine macrame work on both ends, from the warp ends, and bright balls of woolen yarn
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2001.262.27
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009