From: Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Guatemalan | Ixil|
|Provenience||Guatemala | Santa Maria Nebaj | Department of Quiche|
|Culture Area||Central American|
|Materials||Cotton | Silk|
Cotton hair band of mullticolored stripes. Ends finished in "V" shape. Pom poms attached with cotton threads bound with multicolored silk, 5 at on end and 4 at the other. Solitary brocaded design unit of multicolored diamonds. Machine finished.
As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 76 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and white cotton. Two ply cotton in multicolors. Weft: 11 ppi, three singles, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."
|Credit Line||Museum Purchase, 1970|
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