Hair Band



From: Guatemala | San Sebastian (Retalhuleu) | Department of Retalhuleu

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 42-35-349
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | San Sebastian (Retalhuleu) | Department of Retalhuleu
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk

Ceremonial hair ribbon. Red and purple cotton in wide bands with a brocaded band of red silk through center. Yellow, blue and pale green silk embroidery in a pattern of festoons and tassels. Applied metal sequins. Three heavy, magenta silk tassels in a bunch at each end.

Width 5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number X-4 - Other Number

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