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Cinta

Museum number:
3-131
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000131
Alternate number:
131 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Cinta, used to wind in woman’s hair; 3-131 a heavy black wool cord; approximately .5 cm in diameter, 6 m 18 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Antonio Las Flores, Guatemala Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Antonio las Flores, Guatemala,
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Wool (textile) (handspun felted)
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:
width 0.5 centimeters and length 592 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below.
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