Banda (Guatemalan Textile)
|Native Name||Banda (Guatemalan Textile)|
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Quezaltenango
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Date Made:||pre 1933|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||50-A - Other Number|
Man's sash. Dark blue cotton with woven bands of red, green and yellow. Cross bands in twill weave. Brocaded in red cotton and yellow and green silk in designs of paired birds and plants. Ends fringed and uncut.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, four singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."
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