Two blue paneled Corte or Skirt woven on a foot loom. The Skirt is decorated with tiny white lines over the blue “indigo” background, a natural dye. The tricolor thick hand made silk “randa” or joining band gives the piece a luxury look. Skirts have been used nowadays for decorative purposes, like bedcovers and tablecloths because of their huge proportions. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 1980’s
Ethnic Group: K’iché
Origin: Santa María Chiquimula, Quetzaltenango
Materials: cotton silk
Technique: woven on a foot loom
Size: Approximately 42” x 50”