Hair Band



From: Guatemala | Department of Solola | San Pedro De Atitlan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 61-10-7
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Solola | San Pedro De Atitlan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton
Technique Ikat

Striped lengthwise in red, black, white and green. Five narrow red stripes alternating with wider black and white bands of warp ikat. These are in three sections separated by thin green lines. Knotted fringe and a tassel at each end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52 epi, two singles, Z twist, red, green, navy and white ikat cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave."

Length 265 cm
Width 20.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961
Other Number 20 - Field No SF

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