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Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:79-5-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 195.8 cm
Width: 12.3 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1979

Description

Sash. Red cotton with narrow horizontal bands of black and purple. Ends are crocheted and tasseled.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, two singles, Z twist, red, purple and black cotton. Weft: 24 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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