logo
CLOSED MONDAYS

Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:85-2-132
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Baja Verapaz
Totonicapan
Rabinal
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Length: 208 cm
Width: 1.7 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:5 - Field No SF

Description

Silk tapestry hair band with silk rosettes on each end from which hang white silk loops with silk fringes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "White cotton warp used singly, double and multiple strands. Weft faced double faced tapestry weave."

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.