From: Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 85-2-16
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Quiche
Provenience Guatemala | Quezaltenango | Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton | Wool

Woman's belt. Back and white striped cotton and wool. Fringed at both ends.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 54 epi, two ply, white cotton and black wool. Weft: 20 ppi, two ply, black wool. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

Length 180 cm
Width 4 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 16 - Other Number

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