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trenzas (model of hair braids)
  • Valley Zapotec peoples
  • trenzas (model of hair braids), 1989
  • Where object was made: San Marcos Tlapasola, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • yarn, ribbon, braiding
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 98 x 14 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 38 9/16 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5462

The fuzzy black yarn is braided with wide green ribbon. It has a large green bow at the bottom end.