logo
CLOSED MONDAYS

Belt

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:85-2-187
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Santa Maria Nebaj
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 266 cm
Width: 19.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:187 - Other Number

Description

Man's belt. Red cotton. Fringed and brocaded with geometric designs.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.