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Huipil

Museum number:
3-243
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
243 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Huipil (White cotton, plain and basket weaves. Multicolored brocading in cotton and silk. 58 cm long, approximately 80 cm across.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala, (Dept of Chimaltenango)
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
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 58 centimeters and width 78 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p. 79 Schevill; see references below.
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