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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:70-13-26
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 195 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1970

Description

New style belt. Warp faced green with narrow, blue, border stripes. Dark red weft multicolor brocade, predominantly yellow, loosely-done brocade. Designs are mostly zigzags and other geometric forms. Braided fringe each end.

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