Hair Band



From: Guatemala | Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 66-34-73
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Totonicapan | Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Silk

Woman's hair band. Silk tapestry weave of geometrics, plant and animal design motifs. Ball heading and tassel at both ends. Colors used are blue, green, purple, black and white.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp used singly, double or multiple strands. Weft faced plain weave. Weft faced double faced tapestry weave."

Length 295 cm
Width 3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number A-73 - Other Number

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