Hair Band



From: Guatemala | Jacaltenango | Department of Huehuetenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 85-2-225B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Jacaltec
Provenience Guatemala | Jacaltenango | Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Hair band of blue cotton ground with white brocaded borders. Floral brocading. Braided fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 80 epi, two ply, blue cotton. Weft: 32 ppi, two ply, blue cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two faced brocading. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 141 cm
Width 3.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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