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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:70-13-76
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 275 cm
Width: 3.6 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

Woman's hair band. Mostly weft faced silk and cotton on heavy cotton warp. Multicolor stripes with widely spaced animal and bird motifs. Tapestry weave. Rose, yellow, blue green, blue purple, black and white. Long, loose fringe. Possibly Totonicapan type made for San Antonio.

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