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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:42-35-68
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Quezaltenango
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Length: 110 cm
Width: 1.1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:XXXV - Other Number

Description

Hair band with red, brown, green, purple, blue, gold and white silk bands of varying widths. Both ends have silk pompoms with three multicolored tassels connected with white cords. Part of a costume for a second class child with 42-35-64 to -68.

As per Sigrid Meier, "32 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 80 ppi, silk. Weft faced plain weave. Double faced tapestry weave."

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