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Toalla

Museum number:
3-184
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
184 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Napkin or toalla. (White cotton basketweave, twill and brocade. Many stripes and designs in red, blue, yellow, and green. Twilled and brocaded. 2 ikat stripes spell out “Martin Vasquez.” Warp forms short fringe on ends. Approximately 1m 20 cm long, 81 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam 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:
width 81 centimeters and length 120 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 122-123 ; references below
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