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Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:68-17-4C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
Todos Santos Cuchumatan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 280 cm
Width: 20 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel Jr., 1968

Description

Plaid, red, yellow and green pin stripes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 56 epi, single, Z twist, white cotton. 2 singles, Z twist, red, yellow, green cotton. Weft: 30 ppi, 2 singles, Z twist white cotton. Made on a backstrap loom. Warp plain weave. Brocading single faced."

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