Banda (Guatemalan Textile)


From: Guatemala | Department of Guatemala | Mixco

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Banda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number 42-35-166
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Pocomam
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Guatemala | Mixco
Culture Area Central American
Date Made Pre 1933
Section American
Materials Cotton | Wool

Man's sash. White ground with stripes of red, yellow, green, blue and purple. Long fringe of twisted threads on ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, multicolored cotton. Weft: 16 ppi, three singles, Z twist, white wool. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 310 cm
Width 12 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number 94 - Other Number

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