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Yarn samples

Museum number:
3-28057a-c
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm210328057a@2dc
Alternate number:
1794 (previous number (Design Dept.))
Accession number:
Acc.3032 and Acc.3032.03
Object count:
3
Description:
[ cat card. Description: Description Yarn samples plus dye materials Materials: wools, alder bark Techniques: Examples to show natural wool, dyed yarn, materials from which dyes made Colors: a. White, b. Blues, c. brown bark Dimensions: Remarks: ]
Donor:
Design Department (UC Berkeley) and Lila Morris O'Neale
Collection place:
Momostenango, Totonicapan, Guatemala
Verbatim coll. place:
Guatemala, Momostenango
Culture or time period:
Mayan
Collector:
Lila Morris O'Neale
Collection date:
1936
Materials:
Alder and Wool (textile) (some indigo dyed)
Taxon:
Dactylopius coccus
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1974
Department:
Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean area
Comment:
Sample, swatch of dyed yarns. Labeled “ Indigo Sample, swatch of dyed yarns. Labeled “ Indigo (2nd run?) Alder bark brown Momostenango” in blue ink. Paper jeweler’s tag w/ museum number and white string taped to front of board. Extra piece of cochineal (?) in zip lip bag with swatches
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