From: Guatemala | Department of Solola | Santiago Atitlan

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Faja
Object Number 2014-19-135
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tzutuhil
Provenience Guatemala | Department of Solola | Santiago Atitlan
Culture Area Central American
Section American
Materials Cotton

Man's cotton belt with vertical warp stripes of red, green, pink, and purple. Overall weft ikat design in navy blue, red, pink, more or less squares. Overall checkerboard pattern. Twelve horizontal bands: black/yellow, black/blue, black/yellow, black/white, black/crimson, black/white (repeated). Warps tied off at end to create fringe. Knotted fringe of 5 cm at both ends.

Length 274.2 cm
Width 21.3 cm
Credit Line Gift of Louis Weinstock and Rosa Portell-Weinstock, 2014
Other Number L-699-135 - Old Loan Number

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