From: Guatemala | Nahuala | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-260
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Nahuala | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk | Rayon

Navy with red stripes. Brocaded ends with double headed eagle design. Cotton with silk supplementary weft brocade in orange geometrical designs with light blue, yellow and white. Rayon in red, green, yellow, orange and white. Silk in white, light blue and yellow.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 54 epi, two singles, Z twist, indigo and red cotton. Weft: 22 ppi, two singles, Z twist, indigo cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 250 cm
Width 30 cm
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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