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hair ribbon
  • Guatemala or Mexico
  • hair ribbon, late 1800s–2000
  • Where object was made: Mexico or Guatemala
  • cotton, weaving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 148 x 3 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 58 1/4 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of William and Shirley Griffith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6779

The long narrow textile is made of woven cotton. It has blocks of color: bright blue, black, light orange, red, pink and white, yellow, red-brown, green and white, and pink. There is a pink and black pompom at either end. It has a yellow and orange string to tie.