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Headband

Museum number:
3-215
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000215
Alternate number:
215 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Cinta for hair braiding in woman’s hair. (Black wool. Woven and fulled to appear felted. Approximately 3 m 81 cm long, 2 cm in diameter.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Juan Ixcoy, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Juan Ixcoy, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Maya and Q'anjob'al
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Wool (textile) (fulled/felted)
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 centimeters and length 388 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p.138 Schevill; see references below.
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