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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:42-35-339
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Nahuala
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 256 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:270 - Other Number

Description

Man's belt. Dark blue with white and light brown (Ixcaco) pin stripes. Five brocaded bands of conventionalized design in red, green and purple silk and yellow cotton at each end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 42 epi, one ply, two strands, Z twist, black, brown and white cotton. Weft: 21 ppi, one ply, two strands, Z twist, black, brown and white cotton. Warp faced plain weave."

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