Hearst Museum Portal

Huipil

Museum number:
3-115
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
115 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s shirt or huipil; off-white plain weave cotton with red, orange and green vertical stripes and brocaded horizontal stripes at shoulder area; lower 10 cm in back basket weave; “collar” of white commercial cotton, appliqued; 95 cm long, 104 cm across bottom Remarks: Fabric almost identical to cuff and collar of 3-114
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Todos Santos Cuchumatan, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Todos Santos, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam 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:
length 98 centimeters and width 98 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See acc. envelope. See also references below
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