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Overshirt

Museum number:
3-112
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
112 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Overshirt or kapishay for male Indian; 3-112 heavy brown wool, twill that was fulled; long sleeves; fringe along hem in back; under arm area not stitched together; V-neck; approximately 92 cm long, 1 m 54 cm around hem
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Pedro Soloma, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Soloma, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Chuj and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Wool (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 104 centimeters and circumference 152 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below
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