Hair Band



From: Guatemala | Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 85-2-21
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Manufacture Location Guatemala | Totonicapan
Section American
Materials Cotton | Wool

Belt with black and white striped cotton ground. Diamond designs in multiple colors. Tag reads, "Much embroidered in wool for tourist taste."

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, two ply, black and white cotton. Weft: 10 ppi, four singles, Z twist, black cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Embroidered, Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 122 cm
Width 7.5 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 21 - Other Number

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