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Toalla

Museum number:
3-135
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
135 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Napkin cloth or toalla. (Plain and basket weaves-natural brown and white cotton and dyed blue stripes, warp forms short fringes. Approximately 48 cm wide, 69 cm long.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango Department, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam 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 47.5 centimeters and width 73 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. See also references below.
Images:
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