From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 89-16-1D
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Guatemalan | Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Date Made ca. 1940
Section American
Materials Cotton
Technique Warp Faced Weave

Woman's sash. Cotton band with vertical stripes of dark green, white, purple and orange.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 30 epi, two strands, Z twist, single, cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, three strand, Z twist, single, cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 244 cm
Width 10 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dra. Margarita W. Metzger, 1989

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