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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:85-2-269B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Catarina Palopo
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Rayon
Length: 126 cm
Width: 14 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Woman's belt. Red cotton with blue stripes. Fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Two ply, blue rayon. Weft: 32 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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