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Huipil, child

Museum number:
3-200
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
200 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Child’s garment or huipil. (White, cotton, gauzy plainweave. Has distinct sleeves, probably not called a huipil. Sleeves and neckline bound with red cotton. Small piece of black fabric at point of neckline. Machine stitched. 27 cm long, 31 across hem.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Aguacatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Aguacatan, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Awakateko and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 68 centimeters and length 28 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 105; references below
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