Shop HOME Wish List Shopping Bag Latest Acquisitions
Textiles
Masks
Santos
Jewelry
Majolica
Miscellaneous

BreadcrumbsTextilesBreadcrumbsSkirtsBreadcrumbsSkirt from Zunil

Skirt from Chichicastenango with silk Randa
$500

10_4_1_g_01
Cerrar
Product

Alternate images
  • 10_4_1_g_01
  • 10_4_1_g_16
  • 10_4_1_g_19
  • 10_4_1_g_03
  • 10_4_1_g_17
  • 10_4_1_g_18
  • 10_4_1_g_02
  • 10_4_1_g_04
  • 10_4_1_g_07
  • 10_4_1_g_08
  • 10_4_1_g_05
  • 10_4_1_g_11
  • 10_4_1_g_06
  • 10_4_1_g_12
  • 10_4_1_g_09
  • 10_4_1_g_10

Two blue paneled Corte or Skirt woven on a foot loom. The Skirt is decorated with blue and white geometric patterns in the tie-dye technique. The blue color is “indigo”, a natural dye. The silk multicolor thick hand made “randa” or joining band creates an embroidered cross, Maya cross, on top. Skirts have been used nowadays for decorative purposes, like bedcovers and tablecloths because of their huge proportions. All the colours are chemical dyes, except fro the indigo blue. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!

Map
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960’s
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Chichicastenango, El Quiché
Materials: cotton, silk
Use: skirt
Technique: woven on a foot loom
Size: Approximately 48” x 29”
Customer Service Separator Contact Us Separator What's new