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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:2014-19-39
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 282.8 cm
Width: 18.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-39 - Old Loan Number

Description

Long woman's belt of cotton. Horizontal stripes of gold and purple on red groundcloth. Supplementary weft patterning at sections of both ends in vertical designs of geometric shapes and animals in yellow, green, blue, orange and purple. 20 cm of fringe at both ends.

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