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1901

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Perraje (shawl) (Guatemala)

This is a Perraje (shawl). It is dated 1901–50 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is warp resist dyed prior to weaving (jaspe); warp-faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Charles F. Iklé. It is credited Gift of Charles Iklé.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 159 x 61.5 cm (5 ft. 2 5/8 in. x 24 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Perraje (shawl) (Guatemala); cotton, silk; Warp x Weft: 159 x 61.5 cm (5 ft. 2 5/8 in. x 24 3/16 in.); Gift of Charles Iklé; 1976-112-2

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