- Museum number
Head-dress; woven of cotton; lady's daily headdress in the form of a long narrow band of red cotton, with multicoloured silk zoomorphic and geometric designs at either end. The fringes are composed of silver wire wound around the cords and looped together. Coloured unwoven pieces of silk thread are wound and sewn around the cords and tassels of plaited silk threads can be seen at the ends.
- Production date
Length: 948 centimetres
Width: 3.50 centimetres (width of band)
Width: 10 centimetres (width of tassel)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1977:
San Carlos Sija. Lady's daily headdress, approx. twenty years old, silk woven design. Guatemala.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number