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The ground is red, the design of rows of various geometrical forms is woven with yellow, blue, violet and white silk and white cotton. The threads are braided together at the ends. Worn on the head twisted around the braids.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Louise M. Nathurst

Guatemalan, 1915

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 216cm (2 3/4 x 85 1/16in.)

Accession Number

16.168

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes