From: Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Cinta
Object Number 89-16-2E
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tzutuhil
Provenience Guatemala | Santiago Atitlan | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's belt. Narrow cotton band with alternating stripes of brown, yellow, green, indigo, white and lavender. Areas of color bleeding in places. Small sections of tapestry weave. Fringe at both ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 32 epi, three singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 64 ppi, three singles, Z twist, cotton. Weft faced twill weave."

Length 164 cm
Width 2 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dra. Margarita W. Metzger, 1989

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