Vintage Mayan Belt - "Faja"


Absolutely stunning Guatemalan traditional vintage Mayan Faja / Sash / Belt from a remote indigenous community of Chichicastenango, Guatemala. 

This beautiful piece features geometric diamonds, chevrons and Mayan birds. Hand woven on a backstrap loom, the entire piece was hand-made.

Use as a belt, wall hanging, decorative piece, and even a graduation sash.
  • Great vintage condition
  • 100% Hand-made
  • 85” inches long, 2.5” inches wide 
  • This items of clothing has been worn for many years, sometimes by several generations of the same Mayan family, and could show some signs of wear. Sun fading, light soiling, thread pulls and fabric stretching are all possible. These should not be seen as imperfections, rather testaments to the long and varied history of the piece. However, any serious signs of damage such as holes or tears are always noted and photographed.