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Woman's head cloth

Guatemalan (Nebaj)
20th century


Object Place: Nebaj, Guatemala

Dimensions

48 x 364 cm (18 7/8 x 143 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1992.579

Medium or Technique

Cotton; warp-faced plain weave with supplementary-weft patterning (discontinuous)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s head cloth. Warp-faced plain weave, supplementary-weft patterning (discontinuous). Ground of polychrome warp stripes patterned near each end with a rectangle of polychrome, inlaid supplementary-weft patterning. Cloth turned back at ends to form chevrons embellished with pendant tassels. Cotton. Condition: Very good.

Provenance

Accepted as a Year-End Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers