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Woman's head cloth

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....

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Accepted as a Year-End Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers

Guatemalan (Nebaj), 20th century

Object Place

Nebaj, Guatemala

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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


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