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Toalla

Museum number:
3-153
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
153 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s garment (toalla). (Cotton basketweave. Red with green, yellow, and blue stripes. Multicolored satin brocading. Blue and yellow warp stripes edge. 72 cm x 79 cm). Remarks: For the color green, the fiber is cotton and the dye must be retested for indigo. 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 Lucas Tolimán, Sololá, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Lucas Toliman, Solola, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss)
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 79 centimeters and width 72 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in Museum library. See acc. envelope. See also references below.
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