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Skirt

Museum number:
3-187
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000187
Alternate number:
187 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s skirt or enagua. (Red cotton, plain weave with yellow and ikat stripes. 96 cm wide, stitched together in a continuous band. Approximately 3m 34 cm long.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Pedro Soloma, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Soloma, Huehuetenangot, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Chuj and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
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 345 centimeters and width 95 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 116; references below
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