From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-17
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's belt made of cotton. Red ground with blue selvedges. Red fringe. Modern.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 70 epi, four ply, red cotton. Four ply, black cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, four ply, black cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 130 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number 17 - Other Number

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