University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameCinta
Object Number: 42-35-19
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: -1933
Early Date: -1933
Late Date: -1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Height: 0.8
Length: 389.5
Width: 2
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other NumberVI-D - Other Number

Description

worn plaited into woman's two long hanging braids, red cotton with silk ends, ends being of successive bands of green magenta and orange, for woman of noble rank, 42-35-15/20 belong together


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