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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:85-2-218
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Catarina Palopo
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 292 cm
Width: 18.5 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

Belt of red ground with four narrow blue stripes. Twisted fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 86 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and dark blue cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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