Ceremonial cinta (hair ribbon)
Totonicapán, Guatemala
Silk, cotton, metallic thread
Mid-20th century
111" (282 cm) long by 1.25" (3.2 cm) wide

Woven by hand on a backstrap loom, the fringe is now completely untangled. Cinta were worn wrapped in the hair of women and girls during ceremonial occasions.

$500

 

Zena Kruzick
zena@zkta.com
www.zkta.com
510-236-6848

Zena Kruzick :: Cinta, Guatemala
Zena Kruzick :: Cinta, Guatemala