From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 61-10-21
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Rayon | Vegetable Fiber

Child's belt. Warp is magenta, green, purple, yellow, navy, red and white rayon stripes. Weft is vegetable fiber, lavender stripes. Warp plaited at both ends with tassel.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 96 epi, S twist, multicolors rayon. Weft: 12 ppi, multiple strand, purple vegetable fiber. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 140.5 cm
Width 3.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Raymond T. Parrot, 1961

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