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Huipil

Museum number:
3-241
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
241 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Huipil (cotton basketweave-white, red, yellow, and green stripes, vertical. Applique at neck and embroidery, silk, in red, blue, yellow, purple, green and white. Scattered silk threads woven into warp and weft. 63.5 cm long, approximately 1 m 17 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Patzún, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.0 Use not specified (Secular Dress and Accoutrements, and Adornment) and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 63.5 centimeters and width 114 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p. 74 Schevill; see references below.
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