Hair Band



From: Guatemala | Jacaltenango | Department of Huehuetenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 85-2-225A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Jacaltec
Provenience Guatemala | Jacaltenango | Department of Huehuetenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Hair band of purple cotton ground with white brocaded borders. Floral brocading. Braided fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 84 epi, two ply, purple cotton. Weft: 34 ppi, two ply, purple cotton. Brocading is two faced. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 65 cm
Width 3.5 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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