Wool belt with narrow white cotton stripes
This item is a faja or belt from the Tzotzil Maya town of San Juan Chamula, chiapas. It was collected in the mid-1970s, and had been used at the time. The weaving type is warp-faced plain weave, the black is wool and the thin white stripes are cotton. The width of this belt is 4.2 inches, the total length about 88 inches.
Condition is very good, with some light wear from use, but no major faults.