From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-20
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Woman's belt with salmon weft. Red, cotton warp. Red fringes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and black cotton. Weft: 21 ppi, four singles, Z twist, salmon cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 222 cm
Width 3.5 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 20 - Other Number

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