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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:68-17-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Cristobal Totonicapan
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Maguey
Metallic Thread
Length: 355 cm
Width: 45 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel Jr., 1968

Description

Woman's hair band. Multicolored tapestry woven piece. Bird and animal figures incorporated into horizontal stripe pattern. Both ends finished off with intricate series of tassels starting with: ball heading, then tinsel wrapped maguey loops, then tassels, then tinsel wrapped maguey loops, and finished with long tassels.

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