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Huipil

Museum number:
3-43
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000043
Alternate number:
43 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Guipil" of woman; white cotton; basket weave; upper portion twill weave, red dark blue and yellow stripes, some ikat stripes; red and yellow silk embroidery around neck on seams; approximately 1 m 23 cm wide, 1 m 13 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Quezaltenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (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:
width 123 centimeters and length 113 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library made on draw loom
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