University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:68-17-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel, 1968

Description

Red cotton with black pinstripes.Brocaded purple silk diamond design units at each end. color areas of vermillion, yellow, aqua, pink and deep blue worked into main design pattern. loose warp threads twisted into fringe at both ends.


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