University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameFaja
Object Number:80-22-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Quiche
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Credit Line:Gift of Richard C. Bull, 1980

Description

Warp faced ground, embroidered in satin and stem stitch. Cotton and silk. Warp stripes, flowers and peacocks in black, white purple, orange, green and yellow. Selvedges finished. Loose twisting at one end, yellow and green threads plied together with warps at other end. Excellent condition.


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