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Saddlebag

Museum number:
3-212
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000212
Alternate number:
212 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Saddle bags (Cotton, plain weave. Many wefts in a bundle per each warp covered by warps. Dark blue, yellow, green, and red stripes. Edges bound with other fabric to make bags. The 2 bags connected by continuous warp strands which are intertwined to form a netting between the bags. The saddle bags gather shut with cords. 83 x 24 cm square.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Malacatan, San Marcos, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Malacatan, San Marcos, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Guatemalan and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.4 Transportation and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 79 centimeters and width 24 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p.163 Schevill; see references below. Special needs: lightweight
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