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Apron

Museum number:
3-177
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000177
Alternate number:
177 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s apron or delantal. (Red cotton, plain and twill weaves. Dark blue, ikat stripes, twilled. Also green, yellow, and white twilled stripes. Waistband yellow brocaded red cotton not seen from the outside. Tucked to apron. Machine stitched. 80 cm long, 78 cm across bottom.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 77 centimeters and width 77.5 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p.113 ; references below
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