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Hair Band

Cinta

Native NameCinta
Object Number:42-35-67
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Quezaltenango
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: -1933
Early Date: -1933
Late Date: -1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 118 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:XXXV - Other Number

Description

Hair band with blue, purple, red, green, gold and brown silk bands of varying widths. Black and white cords at ends. Part of a costume for a second class child with 42-35-64 to -68.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, two singles, Z twist, white cotton. Weft: 80 ppi, single, silk. Weft faced plain, twill and tapestry weaves."

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