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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:29-219-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 197 cm
Width: 7.5 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Woven belt with embroidered designs of geometrics, deer, human figures and flowers in magenta, blue, green, yellow on white ground with black stripes. Red and white selvedges. Ends twisted into tassels.

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