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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:85-2-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
Quezaltenango
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 222 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985
Other Number:20 - Other Number

Description

Woman's belt with salmon weft. Red, cotton warp. Red fringes.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 44 epi, two singles, Z twist, red and black cotton. Weft: 21 ppi, four singles, Z twist, salmon cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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