University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:70-13-17A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Chajul
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 250
Width: 24
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Red cotton, plain weave. Brocaded design groupings at either end. Chevrons and diamonds in silk. Ends finished with macrame technique. Red, green and yellow cotton pom-poms at both ends. Worn by both men and women.


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