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Headband

Museum number:
3-78
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000078
Alternate number:
78 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s headband or cinta; plain and twill weave; cotton, wool and silk; red with multicolored floating warp designs; multicolored silk pom poms, metal loops and fringe on ends; approximately 2 m 33 cm long, 2.7 cm wide, fringe 33 cm on each end
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'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile), Silk, and Wool (textile)
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:
width 2.7 centimeters and length 233 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below.
Images:
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