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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:66-34-16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
San Juan Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 268 cm
Width: 24 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Howard H. Tewksbury, 1966
Other Number:A-16 - Field No SF

Description

Woman's belt. Yellow, plain weave cotton with stylized birds, flowers and other geometric elements embroidered in mauve, purple, blue and aqua silk and cotton thread. Loose warp threads are twisted into fringe at both ends.

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