One paneled hair band, woven on a foot loom, a special ribbon loom. Different color sections are woven in using the two face brocading technique at both ends. The fringes are woven separately with silk. This is an old hair band from Santiago, made with natural dyes (green, purple and orange), the red is chemical dyes. Please notice that the price includes FREE USPS Shipping!
Age: Approximately woven in the 1960’s.
Ethnic Group: Tzutuhil
Origin: Santiago Atitlán, Sololá
Materials: cotton, natural dyes and silk
Use: woman’s hair band
Technique: woven on a ribbon loom
Size: Approximately 136” x 1”