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Sash

Faja

Object Number:93-21-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guatemalan
Provenience: Guatemala
Comalapa (uncertain)
Department of Chimaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 276 cm
Width: 21.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Louise Todd, 1993

Description

Multi-colored striped sash. Predominately red with blue, white, yellow, and green. Le point bands, blue, red, green, purple, white, and blue fringe. Warp 60/2 and 3 singles z-twist, weft 20/2 singles and multiple singles alternating. Warp face plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom.

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