Banda (Guatemalan Textile)


From: Guatemala | Department of Quiche | Nebaj

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Banda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number 83-13-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Quiche | Nebaj
Culture Area Central American
Date Made Early 20Th Century
Section American
Materials Cotton

Embroidered sash, red cotton ground. Embroidered pattern in purple, blue, white and orange of geometric shapes, people and animals. Tassel at each end. Early 20th century.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 132.1 cm
Width 12.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Paul Chancellor, 1983

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