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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:42-35-175
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 215 cm
Width: 13.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:110-A - Other Number

Description

Maternity belt. White ground with embroidered bands of burros, birds and vines in yellow, blue, green and purple cotton and deep rose silk. Ends fringed but not cut.

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