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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:85-2-94B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pokomam
Provenience: Guatemala
Palin
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 248 cm
Width: 16 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:94B - Other Number

Description

Woman's belt. Red cotton striped in green. Brocaded in geometric design at the ends. Loose fringe.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 60 epi, six singles, Z twist, red and green cotton. Weft: 14 ppi, multistrand, Z twist, red cotton. Warp faced plain weave. Supplementary weft is single faced. Woven on a backstrap loom."

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