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Bed cover

Museum number:
3-140
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000140
Alternate number:
140
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Bed covering or dehenilla (delamilla or sabana per Schevill 1993) . (Cotton, plain weave, predominantly red, with blue, green, yellow, white striped, including ikat stripes and design. Approximately 4m 14 cm long, 93 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 4.1 Dwellings and Furnishings
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 93 centimeters and length 414 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below.
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