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Huipil

Museum number:
3-64
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000064
Alternate number:
64 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s shirt (huipil); plain and basket weaves; white cotton; upper portion sewed to lower portion; brocaded in cotton and silk; neck bound with white ribbon; approximately 76 cm wide, 107 cm long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Martin Sacatepequez, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Martin Sacatepequez, Quezaltenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
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:
length 107 centimeters and width 73 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. Also see references below
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