491 Corte Aguacatan-0164Aguacatán

Elegant corte/skirt from the Aguacatán. This woven corte, or mayan skirt is a wrap-around skirt that consists of a cut of cloth joined to form a tube into which the woman steps. Excess material is wrapped around the body and folded at the waist in pleats, and tied with a faja (belt). This elegant corte measures 34 1/2″ wide and 50″ long (doubled). This corte has the opening at the long sides as shown in the picture of the corte hanging. If the stitching joining the sides of the tube were removed, this fabric would measure approximately 34 1/2″ by 100″ laid out flat.

This corte is very striking with its woven stripes throughout that are done in beautiful colors! This fabric is soft, thick, and heavy. So wonderful to the touch.

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Fabric from cortes can be used in a variety of ways besides just for wearing, such as table covers, bed covers, curtains, throw pillows, clothing, etc. due to the heavier and more durable nature of the weaving.

This corte is in very good used condition, with little sign of wear except a loose stitching in a short section of hem and a small (1″ x 1/2″) hole along one edge. Very stunning textile!





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