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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:85-2-381
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Chajul
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 464 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Cotton hair band with geometric brocading and pom poms at ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 80 epi, two singles, Z twist, red coton. Two ply, yellow and green cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Single faced brocading. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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