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Belt

Museum number:
3-28832
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.3707
Object count:
1
Description:
Strong of bags. Wool and cotton, plain weave with geometric cross stitch designs in red, blue and green thread, edges trimmed all around with red wool yarn, red and green wool yarn form tassels attached to corners of lower edge. Eight bags are attached together at upper corners, only two center bags have openings at top edge. Each bag is 9cm x 8.5cm. Worn around the waist by Huichol men.
Donor:
Edgar C. Altermatt, Katharine D. Jenkins, and Mrs. Edgar C. Altermatt
Collection place:
Jalisco, Mexico
Culture or time period:
Wixáritari (Huichol)
Collector:
Katharine D. Jenkins
Materials:
Wool (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
February 24, 1982
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 100 centimeters and width 21 centimeters
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