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Huipil

Museum number:
3-48
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000048
Alternate number:
48 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Guipil" of woman; 3-48 plain weave; brocade, twill and basket weave; white cotton with multicolor brocade and twill stripes; neck bound with ribbon and velveteen and embroidered; sewn on by machine; approximately 90 cm wide, 105 cm long; For the color red, the fiber is cotton and the dye result is madder
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Cristobal Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile), Silk (floss), and Velvet (fabric weave)
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 105 centimeters and width 90 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. Also see references below
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