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Belt

Banda (Guatemalan Textile)

Native NameBanda (Guatemalan Textile)
Object Number:42-35-207
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Bird
Animal
Plant
Length: 353.5 cm
Width: 22.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:121 - Other Number

Description

Man's ceremonial belt. Red cotton ground with bands of birds, animals, plants0 and geometric figures embroidered in emerald green, yellow, purple, dark green and white silk and lavender and yellow cotton.

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