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Museum number:
3-182
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
182 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Man’s waistband. (Cotton basketweave, red, white, yellow, and green stripes. Warp ends twisted, macramed and fringed. Approximately 2m 66 cm long, 14 cm wide.) For the color red the fiber is cotton and the dye result is madder
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Momostenango, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Momostenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
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 13.5 centimeters and length 304 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 172; references below
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