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Belt

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:85-2-251
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
San Juan Atitan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 164 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Boy's belt. Red cotton plain weave. Corded fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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