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Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:85-2-180
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Sacatepequez
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 342 cm
Width: 26 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:180 - Other Number

Description

Lavender, indigo, red, yellow and green warp striped cotton. Fringed at both ends. Tag reads, "Banda para mujer de la indumentaria antigua."

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 72 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Three ply, lavender, green, yellow and red cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, four singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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