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Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:42-35-309
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 200 cm
Width: 23 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:236 - Other Number

Description

Men's sash. Red, with both ends fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. No supplementary weft. Two selvedges. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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