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Huipil

Museum number:
3-244
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
244 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Huipil (Off-white cotton, plain and basket weaves. Brocaded designs in cotton and silk, dark blue, purples, yellow, green. Approximately 50 cm long 88 cm wide.)
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Martín Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango Department, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala, (Dept of Chimaltenango)
Culture or time period:
Kaqchikel and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss supp weft)
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 50 centimeters and width 88 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also p. 79 Schevill; see references below.
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