University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:NA5587
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Cotzal
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Bird

Description

Red with dark blue pin stripe. Embroidered in bands of stylized birds alternating with linked diamonds: gold, green , purple silk. Rows of tassels at each end.


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