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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:61-10-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Solola
San Pedro De Atitlan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Technique:Ikat
Length: 265 cm
Width: 20.3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961
Other Number:20 - Field No SF

Description

Striped lengthwise in red, black, white and green. Five narrow red stripes alternating with wider black and white bands of warp ikat. These are in three sections separated by thin green lines. Knotted fringe and a tassel at each end.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 52 epi, two singles, Z twist, red, green, navy and white ikat cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave."

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