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Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:70-13-69
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Zunil
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 272 cm
Width: 21.2 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Cotton belt. Warp faced. Narrow red and blue-white jaspe stripes. Knotted fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and jaspe cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, four singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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