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Coton

Museum number:
3-154
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000154
Alternate number:
154 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Men’s overshirt (cotton). For the color purple the fiber is silk and the dye result is synthetic.
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Chichicastenango, Quiché, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Santo Tomas Chichicastenango, El Quiche, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
K'iche' and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Silk (floss) and Wool (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 53 centimeters and length 52 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in Museum library. See acc. envelope. See also references below.
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