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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:2014-19-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ixil
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of El Quiche
Nebaj
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 290 cm
Width: 9 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-7 - Old Loan Number

Description

Woman's belt. Narrow cotton belt. Red, white, and black narrow stripes. Heavily brocaded with supplementary weft, predominantly diamond and other geometric designs in many colors. Each end tapers into a narrow, wrapped tassel.

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