Hair Band



From: Guatemala | Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 85-2-133
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Rayon

Ceremonial hair band. Tapestry woven. Ends are fringed oval balls with rayon fringes with looped binders and fringes. Bought in Rabinal, Baja Verapaz.

As per Sigrid Meier, "White cotton warp, S twist, used single, double or multiple. Weft faced plain weave. Weft faced tapestry weave."

Length 320 cm
Width 3 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 5 - Field No SF

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