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Apron

Museum number:
3-176
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
176 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s apron or delantal. (Blue cotton done in basketweave with ikat designs in stripes. Twilled stripes of red, grey, white, yellow, green. Apron machine sewn, tucked onto waistband. 89 cm long 75 cm across bottom. There is an inside patch pocket of different fabric, wrong side out. Herring bone twill dark and lighter blue with red and yellow. Cotton. 33 cm x 18 cm.) jaspe
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 centimeters and length 73.5 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p.112 ; references below
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