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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:85-2-293
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tzutujil
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro La Laguna
Department of Solola
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 140 cm
Width: 14 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 - Field No SF

Description

Woman's belt. Red cotton with narrow green stripes. Fringed.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 48 epi, two singles, Z twist, green and red cotton. Weft: 28 ppi, two singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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