Banda (Guatemalan Textile)


From: Guatemala | Department of Solola | Santiago Atitlan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Banda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number 85-2-366
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Tzutujil
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Solola | Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Man's or boy's belt. Red cotton with jaspeado stripes. Ends are knotted fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, two singles, Z twist, multicolored cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 168 cm
Width 12 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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