From: Guatemala | Comalapa | Department of Chimaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-134
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | Comalapa | Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's belt with red cotton ground and stripes in purple, white, blue, pink, and black.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 64 epi, three singles, multicolored cotton. Weft: 20 ppi, four singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 430 cm
Width 14 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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