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Museum number:
3-186
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
186 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.47 and Acc.61
Object count:
1
Description:
Woman’s cloth for wrapping tortillas. Cotton. Basketweave twill brocade. White with red, yellow, green, and blue warp forms. Short fringe on ends. Approximately 60 cm long, 80 cm wide.
Donor:
Gustavus A. Eisen and Phoebe Apperson Hearst
Collection place:
Huehuetenango (city), Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Huehuetenango, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Culture or time period:
Mam and Maya
Collector:
Gustavus A. Eisen
Collection date:
1902
Materials:
Cotton (textile)
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
1.5 Household and 2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
October 20, 1902
Department:
Cat. 3 - Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean Area
Dimensions:
width 78 centimeters and length 120 centimeters
Comment:
See Eisen archives in museum library. See also Schevill p. 116; references below
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