Banda (Guatemalan Textile)
Location: On Display in the Mexico and Central America Gallery
From: Guatemala | Department of Quiche | Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Curatorial Section: American
|Native Name||Banda (Guatemalan Textile)|
|Current Location||Mexico and Central America Gallery - On Display|
|Culture||Guatemalan | Quiche|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Department of Quiche | Santo Tomas Chichicastenango|
|Culture Area||Central American|
|Materials||Cotton | Silk|
Belt for man of noble rank. Heavy, closely woven, corded, red cotton with brocaded band on ends. Brocade of double headed eagles in magenta, yellow and green. Fringed ends. 42-35-1/5 are part of one costume.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 34 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|Credit Line||Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942|
|Other Number||III-C - Other Number|
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