Headband (Cinta)

A work made of cotton and silk; twill and slit tapestry weave with inserts of eccentric wefts; in slit tapestry weave area grouped warps; applied silk fringe.

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  • A work made of cotton and silk; twill and slit tapestry weave with inserts of eccentric wefts; in slit tapestry weave area grouped warps; applied silk fringe.

Date:

1930/39

Artist:

Maya
Totonicapán, Totonicapán, Guatemala

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Artist

Maya

Title

Headband (Cinta)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

1930–1939

Medium

Cotton and silk; twill and slit tapestry weave with inserts of eccentric wefts; in slit tapestry weave area grouped warps; applied silk fringe

Dimensions

226.1 x 3.8 cm (89 x 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Avrina Pugh

Reference Number

1971.689

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