One panelled hair band, woven on a back strap loom. Geometrical designs are woven in using the two face brocading technique. The diamond-shape designs represent the Venus Star. The zigzag contours are referring to the mountains. The background is woven with the same red warp threads. The pompons are put separately, made with the same colours from the patterns. 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.
Age: Approximately woven in the early 2000’s.
Ethnic Group: Aguacateko
Origin: Aguacatan, Huehuetenango
Use: woman’s hair band
Technique: woven on a back strap loom
Size: Approximately 120” x 4.5”