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Rodillera

Native NameRodillera
Object Number:42-35-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Length: 211 cm
Width: 82 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:IV - Other Number

Description

Brown woven wool with broad band at each end patterned with checkerboard and modified diamonds in red, white and dark blue. Fringe at both ends. Used for protection from tump line when carrying burdens, also for kneeling when processios go through the streets.

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