Man's kuihuame or huaikuri (ceremonial sash) - ROM2013_13457_1

ROM2013_13457_1

Man's kuihuame or huaikuri (ceremonial sash)

Maker: Huichol culture
Medium:Cotton tabby bordered with wool button-hole stitch and tassels, embroidered in cotton cross stitch, and joined by a cord
Geography: State of Jalisco or Nayarit, Mexico
Date: 1950 -1960
Dimensions:
101 x 7.9 cm
Object number: 961.26.1.G
Credit Line: No credit line
Not on view
DescriptionNine small cross-stitched cloth squares form the ceremonial sash (kuihuame or huaikuri). These are made of cotton tabby bordered with red wool button-hole stitch and tassels, embroidered on both faces in cotton with geometric patterns in red and green, and joined by a cord.
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