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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:85-2-303
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santiago Atitlan
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 270 cm
Width: 20 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

Man's cotton belt. Red, lavender and blue stripes. Fringed ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi, two singles, indigo and white ikat cotton. Two singles, red cotton. Two ply, lilac cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Two selvedges."

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