|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Department of Baja Verapaz
|Culture Area:||Central American|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number:||315 - Other Number|
Ceremonial hair band formerly worn only by married women. Red cotton center and ends silk over cotton. Warps in bands of green, white, purple, red, lavender, gold and blue with decoration of birds, rabbits and conventional designs. Ball, cord and loose silk fringe at ends. Trade piece from Totonicapan.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 22 epi, two singles, white cotton. Weft red section: 80 ppi. Weft faced plain weave. Double faced tapestry weave in silk."
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