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Belt (Faja)

A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain and satin stitches; warp fringe.

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  • A work made of cotton and wool, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain and satin stitches; warp fringe.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
Probably San Tomás Chichicastenango, Quiché, Guatemala

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Maya

Title

Belt (Faja)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

Made 1900–1950

Medium

Cotton and wool, plain weave; embroidered with silk in chain and satin stitches; warp fringe

Dimensions

263.5 × 4.5 cm (103 3/4 × 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.778

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