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Belt

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:85-2-247
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
San Juan Atitan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 222 cm
Width: 20 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

Man's belt. Hand woven. Red cotton ground with orange and green stripes, Both ends fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 80 epi, two singles, Z twist, yellow, green and red cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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