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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:66-34-73
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Length: 295 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number:A-73 - Other Number

Description

Woman's hair band. Silk tapestry weave of geometrics, plant and animal design motifs. Ball heading and tassel at both ends. Colors used are blue, green, purple, black and white.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp used singly, double or multiple strands. Weft faced plain weave. Weft faced double faced tapestry weave."

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