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Telar

Museum number:
3-171
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
171 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Telar for weaving waistbands for women Wood- cotton warp, weft maguey,
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Maguey fiber
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 40 centimeters and 9 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 120 ; references below
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