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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:42-35-148
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Quiche
Provenience: Guatemala
San Francisco El Alto
Department of Totonicapan
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 220 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:79-C - Other Number

Description

Belt with purple and yellow stripes and green and yellow edges. Brocadced in green, purple, blue and black cotton in narrow bands showing horses, women, men, beasts, hands and geometric forms.

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