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Woman’s Hair Band from Sumpango
$250

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One paneled hair band, woven on a foot loom, a special ribbon loom. Geometrical and doll designs are woven in using the two face brocading technique. The fringes and pompons characterized the village’s style. These hair bands are woven in Totonicapan, but are exclusively made for Sumpango. All the colours are chemical dyes. The piece has been set on a cotton ring for display purposes. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!

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Age: Approximately woven in the 1990’s.
Ethnic Group: Kakchiquel
Origin: Sumpango, Sacatepéquez
Materials: cotton and mercerized cotton
Use: woman’s hair band
Technique: woven on a ribbon loom
Size: Approximately 136” x 1.5”
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