Thin Green Patterned Guatemalan Cinta


Collection

Paula Wiesner Collection


Identifier

WI14


Artist

unknown


Description

This cinta or hand-woven hair sash was woven on a back-strap loom in Zunil, a town in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala and on the bank of the Salam√° River. The cinta has repeating multicolored woven designs, a solid green center portion and pink and green pom pom and tassels at either end. Women wear this style of cinta in their hair as part of their outfit.


Medium

textile

Width

132in

Height

1in

Length

0.25in

Where Made (Country)

Guatemala

Related place

Guatemala

How Acquired

donation

When Acquired

9/1/2021

Name of Donor

Austin Friends of Folk Art