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Servilleta

Museum number:
3-217
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
217 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Servillete for man’s headdress (Red cotton basketweave. Yellow, green, orange and white plaid. Brocaded designs in yellow and orange cotton, purple and light green silk. Warp ends cut and twisted to form fringe. 10 cm on each end. 81 x 75 cm).
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Nebaj, Quiché, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Nebaj, El Quiché, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Ixil and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss for suppl weft)
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 101 centimeters and width 74 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p. Schevill; see references below. Special needs: lightweight
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