From: Guatemala | Nahuala | Department of Solola

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 66-34-60
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Nahuala | Department of Solola
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Man's belt. Black cotton plain weave cotton cloth with red pin stripes an chain stripe running entire length; Three bands of brocading at both ends. Design of zigzags, dots and triangles. Colors are magenta, orange, aqua, yellow, white.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 50 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and black cotton. Weft: 18 ppi, two singles, Z twist, black cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 280 cm
Width 24 cm
Credit Line Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number A-60 - Field No SF

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