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Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:68-17-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 254 cm
Width: 15 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel Jr., 1968

Description

Plain weave yellow cotton. Loose warp threads twisted into fringe at both ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, ""Warp: 28 epi, six singles, Z twist, yellow cotton. Weft: 10 ppi, six singles, Z twist, yellow cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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