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Skirt

Museum number:
3-138
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000138
Alternate number:
138 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s skirt or nahua. (Background brown cotton basketweave with blue and white plaid. Different colored threads incorporated in places. Approximately 2m x 1 m 32 cm.) Remarks: "Used by Indians:
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Quezaltenango, Quezaltenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) (incl. ixcaco brown cotton)
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 130 centimeters and length 200 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below.
Images:
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