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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

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes