University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameFaja
Object Number:42-35-18
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Floral Motif
Height: 0.5
Length: 257
Width: 5.4
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:VI-C - Other Number

Description

black and white striped cotton 94 cm long, one end solidly embroidered with silk in floral design on magenta ground, silk fringe , for woman of noble rank, 42-35-15/20 belong together


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition
MAYA 2012: Lords of Time (05 May 2012 - 13 Jan 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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