University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameFaja
Object Number:69-23-17
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Sacatepequez
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1969

Description

Totonicapan type. Cotton, red border stripes, alternating indigo and white center warp. Warp faced weave. Brocaded in rainbow colors that sometimes define motif, sometimes are random width stripes within warp patterned motif. Ends come to a point, single 4 strand braid fringe at each end. 26 motif bands: bush-vase, bird, animal and geometric.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Guatemala Textiles (21 Oct 1970 - 01 Jan 1971) View Objects in Exhibition

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