University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameFaja
Object Number:2014-19-86
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Aguacateca
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Huehuetenango
Aguacatan
Culture Area: Central America
Section:American
Credit Line:Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number:L-699-86 - Old Loan Number

Description

Man's belt. 22 cm wide red cotton with 54 cm long design panel of multicolored supplementary weft at both ends and narrow stripes in blue and green in central portion. Predominantly bird, triangle, and chevron designs. 18 cm of fringe at both ends is twisted together into cordage.


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