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Man's sash (Faja)

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Artist Unknown (Maya)

Date

c. 1965

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Man's sash (Faja), Artist Unknown (Maya)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Cotton; woven fabric
Size: 152 x 8 1/2 in. (386.08 x 21.59 cm)
Creation Place: Guatemala, Highland region, Chimaltenango, San Juan Comalapa, Cackchiquel
Culture: Maya, Guatemala, Highland region, Chimaltenango
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Striped sash with 4 selvedge ends; purple, green, blue warp stripes, all of them with small white warp stripes simulating a checkerboard effect; multicolored stripes are intercepted with red stripes.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Richard L. Simmons in memory of Roberta Grodberg Simmons
Accession Number: 2002.280.40
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009