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Belt

Faja

Native NameFaja
Object Number:42-35-174
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cakchiquel
Provenience: Guatemala
San Pedro Sacatepequez
Department of Guatemala
Culture Area: Central American
Date Made: Pre 1933
Early Date: 1928
Late Date: 1933
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Silk
Length: 153 cm
Width: 4.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:101-C - Other Number

Description

Woman's belt. Black and white lengthwise stripes. Designs of animals and birds embroidered in purple cotton and deep rose, green and yellow silk. Ends fringed.

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