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Sash (faja)


Artist Unknown (Maya, K'iche')


c. 1965

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Sash (faja), Artist Unknown (Maya, K'iche')
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Silk, cotton
Size: 101 x 2 in. (256.54 x 5.08 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Highlands region, El Quiché, Chichicastenango, El Quiché
Culture: Maya, K'iche', Guatemala, Highlands region, El Quiché
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: embroidery on nearly half of belt in blue, pinks, oranges, and striped vertically on other half in black and beige; many twisted tassels at each end
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2001.262.30.1
Added to Site: February 28, 2009