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Museum number:
3-231
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000231
Alternate number:
231 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s waistband (Cotton, thick weft. White, red, blue yellow, and purple. Warp braided at one end, gathered and tied at other. 1m 4 cm long, 5.5 +4.5 cm wide).
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Maguey fiber
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 103 centimeters and width 6 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p.136 Schevill; see references below.
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