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Huipil

Museum number:
3-60
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000060
Alternate number:
60 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Guipil" of woman; white cotton, plain weave and basket weave; green, yellow and red twilled stripes and brocading; neck bound with black velveteen; approximately 103 cm wide, 1 m long
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
San Cristobal Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Silk (floss)
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 103 centimeters and length 100 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archive in museum library. Also see references below
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