University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameFaja
Object Number:42-35-46
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Santa Maria Nebaj
Department of Quiche
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:G-IX - Other Number

Description

woman's, cotton, red and white warps in lengthwise stripes, white center stripe almost solidly covered by silk embroidery in magenta purple green and white silk and orange cotton in cross bars and stripes in geometric figures, on red stripe embroidered figures of men women birds and plant, narrowed toward plaited ends


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