Belt (Faja)

A work made of cotton and wool, stripes of plain weave and plain weave derived float weave with brocading wefts; plaited warp fringe.

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  • A work made of cotton and wool, stripes of plain weave and plain weave derived float weave with brocading wefts; plaited warp fringe.

Date:

1900/50

Artist:

Maya
Totonicapán, Totonicapán, Guatemala

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Artist

Maya

Title

Belt (Faja)

Origin

Guatemala

Date

1901–1950

Medium

Cotton and wool, stripes of plain weave and plain weave derived float weave with brocading wefts; plaited warp fringe

Dimensions

243.8 x 8.6 cm (96 x 3 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1969.779

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