Band for the hair

Guatemalan
1915


Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 217 cm (1 3/4 x 85 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16.170

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red and yellow stripes on the edge. The ground is white cotton, the design of figures, rosettes and palmette-like forms are woven with black wool. The threads are twisted and knotted on one end. Worn on the head, twisted around the braids.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst