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Malacate

Museum number:
3-281
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21030000281
Alternate number:
281 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Malacate for twisting pita
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:
Wood (plant material)
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:
length 45.2 centimeters and diameter 24.2 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See p. 108 Schevill; see also references below.
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