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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:85-2-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Manufacture Location: Guatemala
Totonicapan
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Wool
Length: 122 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:21 - Other Number

Description

Belt with black and white striped cotton ground. Diamond designs in multiple colors. Tag reads, "Much embroidered in wool for tourist taste."

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, two ply, black and white cotton. Weft: 10 ppi, four singles, Z twist, black cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Embroidered, Woven on a backstrap loom."

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