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Man's belt

Museum number:
3-179
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000179
Alternate number:
179 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Waistband for male Indian. (Cotton basketweave, red, white, and green stripes. Warp twisted, macramed and fringed on ends. Approximately 2 m 50 cm long, 13 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Momostenango, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Momostenango, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' 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:
length 248 centimeters and width 13 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 172 ; references below
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