629 Faja San Juan Atitan-0467San Juan Atitán

Striking faja/sash made in the town of San Juan Atitán. Fajas are generally used as the belt to hold up the corte/skirt in the mayan woman’s traje or outfit. But in this case, this faja or sash is worn by the men of this town over their woolen capixaij (capishay) or coverall.  This daily use faja measures 102″ long, and 8 3/4” wide. The woven geomorphic figures measure approximately 4” wide on each end.

This faja is woven in stunning purple and red cotton threads with acrylic blend accent designs and delicate twisted tassels on each end.

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This faja is in great used condition with little sign of wear. This piece would make a lovely table runner or accent in your home!



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