Belt

Faja

85-2-65

From: Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-65
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cakchiquel
Provenience Guatemala | San Juan Sacatepequez | Department of Guatemala
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Silk
Description

Woman's belt. Red cotton with yellow and purple stripes with silk brocade of birds and animals. Cotton fringe at ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Weft: 12 ppi, multi strand, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 224 cm
Width 25 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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