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Apron

Museum number:
3-178
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000178
Alternate number:
178 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s apron or delantal. (Red cotton, plain weave. Ikat stripes and designs in blue. Also red, yellow, blue, green and white stripes. Waistband attached inside like 3-177 inside pocket, but different than 3-176 herringbone twill fabric. Red, white, and blue stripes. 42.5 cm x 16 cm.)
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:
width 81.5 centimeters and length 90 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 113 ; references below
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