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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:42-35-111
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Miguel Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Length: 286 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:60-E - Other Number

Description

Woman's, closely woven silk, elaborate tassel at each end composed of silk floss pompom silver cords and silk floss fringe, in all colors of the rainbow and black and white, in bands of varying width showing two girls holding shield bird and hare, plants, birds [3 species] and geometric forma.

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