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Toalla

Museum number:
3-188
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000188
Alternate number:
188 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Toalla used by woman for wrapping tortillas. (White cotton twill, basketweave and brocade weaves. Red, dark blue, yellow and green stripes and designs. Short fringe on ends. 89 cm long, 86 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 86 centimeters and length 104 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 118; references below
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