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Malacate

Museum number:
3-287
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
287
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Malcate for twisting wool
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Aguacatán, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Aguacatan, Huehuetanango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Awakateko and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Ceramic (material), Wood (plant material), and Wool (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.6 Manufacturing, Constructing, Craft, and Professional Pursuits
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 3 centimeters and length 33 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See p. 108 Schevill; see references below.
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