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Huipil

Museum number:
3-144
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
144 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Guipil (Loosely woven white cotton. Brocaded all over in many colors with cotton and silk. Approximately 47 cm long, 53 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango Dept., Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss)
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 53 centimeters and length 48 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in Museum library. See also references below. Margot Schevill annotated cat card to say this is probably from San Martin Jilotepeque
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