Hat Band

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)


From: Guatemala | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 85-2-284
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Silk

Silk hat band of blue ground. Embroidered with symbols of fertility: flowers and birds. Made in China and used by the "Mayordomos de Cofradia."

Length 148 cm
Width 6.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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