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Serape

Museum number:
3-28246
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
2819 (previous number (Design Dept.)) and 3-4 (previous museum number (recataloged from))
Accession number:
Acc.3032
Object count:
1
Description:
Serape of Martoom; wool, varicolored. Design has zigzag center portion, weft striped ends. Design has zig zagged center portion, weft striped ends.
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley)
Collection place:
San Cristobal Totonicapan, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche'
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
March-December, 1902
Materials:
Wool (textile) (tapestry weave)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.1 Daily Garb and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
1974
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
length 8 feet and width 38.75 inches
Comment:
Specimens 1,2,3&4 were made by one family. They are not made anymore.
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