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Belt

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:70-13-74
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Sacatepequez
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 396 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Cotton belt, warp faced. Stripes of purple, green, indigo, red and yellow with loose fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, two singles, cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, three singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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