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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:42-35-324
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Tzutujil
Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pablo La Laguna
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 240 cm
Width: 18 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:255-A - Other Number

Description

Woman's hair band. Yellow with narrow red stripes. Red weft.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 46 epi, three singles, Z twist, yellow cotton. Two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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