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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:68-17-12
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Nacahuel
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Wool
Silk
Length: 250 cm
Width: 4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Josiah Marvel Jr., 1968

Description

Sash with black and white wool stripes. One section 84cm at end is embroidered with purple, orange, white, blue and aqua silk thread in triangle and diamond design. Loose threads twisted into fringe at both ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 66 epi, two ply, white and black wool. Weft: 22 ppi, two ply, black wool. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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