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

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Artist

Maya

Title

Belt (Faja)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

1900–1950

Medium

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

Dimensions

263.5 x 4.5 cm (103 3/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.778

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