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Serape

Museum number:
3-1
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000001
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Sarape of Martoom; tapestry weave, multicolored wool. For the color purple the fiber is wool and dye result is probably synthetic. For the color red the fiber is wool, and the dye result is synthetic. Tapestry weave. Multicolored wool. Remarks: Used by Cofradia de Iglesia Totonicapan, Guatemala. About 20 years old.
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Cristobal Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
March-December, 1902
Materials:
Wool yarn
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 120 centimeters and length 225 centimeters
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