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Cinta

Museum number:
3-58
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000058
Alternate number:
58 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s headband (cinta); blue and dark blue stripes; cotton; plain weave; red silky tassels on ends; 1 cm wide, 1 m 58 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Quezaltenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss tassels)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements and 2.3 Special Ornaments, Garb, and Finery Worn to Battle by Warrior (excluding status insignia)
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 1 centimeters and length 158 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. Also see references below
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