From: Guatemala | Santo Tomas Chichicastenango | Department of Quiche

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-209C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Santo Tomas Chichicastenango | Department of Quiche
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Cotton belt with red ground and narrow blue stripes. Twisted fringes and zigzag brocading.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, two single, Z twist, red and indigo cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, four singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Height 0.7 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Length 295 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 46.4 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

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