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Hat Band

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

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

Description

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

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