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Faja

Museum number:
3-91
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000091
Alternate number:
91 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Faja for woman’s waist or waistband; cotton; red, white, blue, yellow, and green; wool yarn brocading; warp end braided together; approximately 2 m 20 cm long, 7.5 cm wide
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Cristobal Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Wool (textile) (suppl weft)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 220 centimeters and width 7.5 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below
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