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Faja

Museum number:
3-156
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000156
Alternate number:
156 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s waistband (faja). (White, red, green and yellow cotton. Warp ends braided. 1m 18 cm long, 3 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Santa Cruz del Quiche, Quiché, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Santa Cruz del Quiche, El Quiche, 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:
width 3 centimeters and length 107 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in Museum library. See also references below.
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