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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:29-219-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quezaltenango
Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 126 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Hair band made of cotton. Weft designs of rabbits and geometric shapes in red, yellow, black, white, purple and green. Tasseled at both ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 28 epi, multiple strands, cotton. Weft: 96 ppi, two strands, Z twist, multicolored cotton. Weft faced plain weave."

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